Meet the Advancement Team
David Earle - Vice President of Advancement
A native of Sterling, Earle graduated from Sterling College in 1991 with a bachelor of arts in Behavioral Science and attended St. Mary’s University in Winona, Minn., for a master’s in Philanthropy and Development. Earle’s son Jonathan ’11 and daughter Ashley (Earle) Brandes ’09, are both Sterling graduates. His son-in-law, Paul Brandes ’11, was named Sterling’s chaplain in the summer of 2019.
Amy Gabrielson - Director of Stewardship
As Sterling College’s Director of Stewardship, Amy Gabrielson provides leadership and management of annual giving, endowed and annual scholarships, special events, database/software systems, gift and tax receipting and other special projects.
Jim Johnson - Director of Development
Jim Johnson ’80 serves as Director of Development. He has a breadth of experience in law enforcement, finance, and education. He holds a B.S. from Sterling College with majors in Business and Elementary Education, a Masters in School Leadership from Friends University, and District Level Certification from Wichita State University.
Lil Ball - Administrative Assistant for Advancement and Alumni