Associate Vice President
JD, University of San Diego
BS, Pennsylvania State University, Accounting
Sandie Ciallella works with alumni, parents and friends of the university to secure major and planned gifts. She is responsible for the oversight of the offices of Planned Giving, Foundation Relations, Annual Giving, Donor Relations, Advancement Services as well as centrally located special and major gift officers. Prior to joining USD, Ciallella worked for nine years at Scripps Foundation for Medicine of Science where she began her development career as Associate Director of Gift Planning and advanced to the position of Senior Vice President for System Development. Prior to embarking on her development career, Ciallella practiced law in the areas of estate planning and probate, real estate and business transactions, and tax dispute and planning.