Alumni : Alumni Board of Directors

Corey Paris ’14

Corey joined the Hispanic Health Council in 2017 as Director of Development after serving two years as Associate Director of Annual Leadership Giving and Associate Director of Development at the University of New Haven. At the University of New Haven, Corey secured nearly $1 million towards large gifts for scholarships benefiting students of color, women and other key affinity groups. Additionally, he was instrumental in securing the capital for the naming of new buildings on campus to honor African American philanthropists. Corey’ previous positions included serving as an admissions counselor for the University of New Haven and a Development Associate at Berger Hirschberg Strategies in New York City, where he spearheaded fundraising efforts for numerous political and organizational campaigns including Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Rep. Barbara Lee and Maria Cuomo Cole & Kenneth Cole.

Corey has served on the board of directors for a number of influential organizations including Western Connecticut State University’s Alumni Association – where he today serves as Vice President, the Kansas City Kansas NAACP and Urban Leagues. Corey is also heavily involved in the Democratic Party on both local and state levels throughout the country and has previously served as a facilitator and trainer for progressive issues with People For the American Way in Washington, DC.

Corey earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT. Today, he is a candidate for his master’s degree in public administration with a concentration focus in city management from the University of New Haven.

Corey loves to travel and frequently visits his family in Kansas City, Kansas and his birthplace, Little Rock, Arkansas. He currently resides in Stamford.

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