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Contact the CLASS Development Team

Kim Howard

Kim Howard

Sr. Director of Development
(713) 743-9529

Kim has served in several development capacities at University of Houston for 20 years, working at Houston Public Media, Blaffer Art Museum and CLASS. She holds a BFA from University of Oklahoma and a Master in Public Administration from University of Houston.

Amber Patrick

Amber Patrick

Development Coordinator
(713) 743-1810

Amber received her Master of Fine Arts in Performance and Pedagogy from Texas Tech University where she also began her career in fundraising as the Alumni Relations and Development Coordinator for the College of Visual and Performing Arts. She left Texas Tech to join the University of Houston development team in 2015 and is excited to explore the vibrant philanthropic culture of Houston.

Giovanni Rosselli


Director of Development
(832) 842-6122

Giovanni received his Bachelor of Science in Sport Management from Texas A&M University. An experienced professional in sales and customer retention, Giovanni has enjoyed experiences across industries, including: six years in professional sports with the Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs, three years in career services with the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, and experience in corporate fundraising at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. He is excited to return to the University of Houston, and contribute to the efforts of CLASS.