Director of Engagement and Annual Fund, Alumni Affairs and Development
Scott Pesner '87 joined the CALS Alumni Affairs and Development team in November 2016, working to connect alumni to each other and back to the college, as well as show their support through the Annual Fund.
Scott joined CALS from Columbia University, where he was senior director, alumni relations, school-based relations, and prior to that, director of alumni affairs for the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs. Before switching careers, Scott’s background is in marketing, promotions and communications, chiefly in the cable television industry.
Scott has been a longtime active Cornell volunteer, having served as a vice president of the Cornell Alumni Association, a vice chair and membership chair of the Cornell University Council, co-General Chair of New York City CAAAN, he served on several committees of The Cornell Club-New York and is co-founder and past president of NYC Cornellians. He continues to serve on several Cornell-related boards, including the CAAAN Advisory Committee of which is the former chair, Cornell MOSAIC, Big Red Bands Alumni Association, the Cornell Media Guild (WVBR), the Cornell Hockey Association, the Cornell Varsity Club and as a class officer. A New York City native, Scott is thrilled to be back home in Ithaca.
215 Garden Avenue
Roberts Hall 275
Ithaca, NY 14853
sjp17 [at] cornell.edu