Michael Gilstorf joins the Mountaineer Athletic Club staff as major gifts officer. Gilstorf is responsible for securing high-end annual gifts and funds for major capital projects, as well as endowing student-athlete scholarships.
Prior to WVU, Gilstorf was the assistant director of the East Carolina University Pirate Club since February 2011. He managed 16 regional chapters of the Pirate Club rep system, along with building relationships with donors and participating in the overall fund raising strategies of the ECU Educational Foundation.
Gilstorf spent roughly two years with his alma mater, the University of Tennessee, most recently as a development assistant in athletics. He brought in more than $200,000 in new donations for annual and capital campaigns, in addition to overseeing the Tennessee Fund.