Staff Profiles

Martin O'Donoghue Portrait


Martin O'Donoghue

(540) 568-2630


Martin O’Donoghue has been with at JMU since April of 2004, and in the Office of Prospect Research since July of 2005. He manages prospect research functions, prospect management functions and special projects.

Prior to his arrival at JMU, he worked in the Development Office of the McIntire School of Commerce and was a product manager of imports and exports at LEXIS NEXIS in Charlottesville, Virginia.

He is an alumnus of James Madison, Class of 2000, MBA.



Assistant Director

Danielle Beckey

(540) 568-4279





Central Files

Olga Hauze

(540) 568-7015




Mary Ann Shisler Portrait

Senior Prospect Researcher

Mary Ann Shisler

(540) 568-8048


Mary Ann Shisler has been with JMU in Prospect Research since April of 2009. Her primary responsibility is to work with the Director and Development Officers in the discovery and qualification stages of prospect management and to identify and research high net worth donors and prospective donors.

Mary Ann has a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in library science from Syracuse University. Before coming to JMU, Mary Ann worked as an academic librarian at Eastern Mennonite University and a school library media specialist in Syracuse, NY.

She enjoys roller blading at Onondaga Lake Park, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two young adult sons.

Prospect Researcher

Michael Lantz

(540) 568-1763