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The Development and Alumni Relations team in Wentworth’s Institutional Advancement Office works in support of the University’s mission to provide our diverse community of learners with access to educational programs responsive to evolving market needs. We work to provide the resources and support needed for Wentworth to prepare graduates who are future-focused and career-ready. 

Staff members are happy to answer any questions from our alumni, parents and friends about giving to or engagement with Wentworth.

Crate Herbert

Crate Herbert

Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Crate Herbert is the Vice President of Institutional Advancement for the Wentworth Institute of Technology. In this role Crate provides strategic leadership and overall supervision of Wentworth’s advancement activities including development, alumni affairs, corporate and foundation, and university events.

Email: herbertc1@wit.edu

Angela Johnson

Angela Johnson

Senior Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations, Institutional Advancement

Angela Johnson is a graduate of Wellesley College with a 29-year career as a volunteer and professional fundraiser in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors. Angela has been a passionate advocate for youth and families, education, increasing diversity in the philanthropic community especially among fundraisers, and the importance of volunteer leadership. 

Angela is currently Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Sr. Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations where she serves as a critical member of the leadership team for Institutional Advancement and External Relations. She oversees Major Gifts, Annual Giving, and Alumni Relations. 

Email: johnsona29@wit.edu

Katherine DePrimo

Katherine DePrimo

Senior Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations, Institutional Advancement

Katie DePrimo joined the Institutional Advancement & External Relations team at Wentworth in 2014 and serves as the Senior Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations, providing more than a decade of experience in higher education fundraising and engagement. In her role, she is responsible for overseeing, designing, and implementing an omni-channel annual giving and alumni relations program that supports the university and provides mutually beneficial and meaningful engagement opportunities for alumni and the university.

Email: deprimok@wit.edu