Mariana Barzun is Director of Strategic Partnerships at University of Louisville, where her job duties include developing and maintaining strategic relationships on behalf of the President for the benefit of the University. In this position, she works collaboratively with external constituents and internal University stakeholders and manages projects and interests in alignment with the University’s priorities and goals, as directed by the President. Before joining the University of Louisville, Ms. Barzun worked as a major gifts officer for her alma mater, Trinity College in Hartford, CT, and for Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. She was also previously employed by CBS News, where she was an associate producer for 60 Minutes. Ms. Barzun holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Trinity College.