Visit Us
Dena Patterson

Dena Patterson

Advancement Committee Co-chair

Join Riverbend in Joined Riverbend: 2016

Former Children's House community member

Dena Patterson joined the Riverbend community in 2016 as a parent. She has served as a Room Parent and a member of the Advancement Committee. Dena holds a B.S. from Bucknell University, a MBA from Monmouth University, and a M.A. in Liberal Studies from Loyola University Maryland. Dena is currently a Principal Gifts Officer at Wellesley College and most recently served as Principal Gifts Officer, Campaign Director, and Assistant Secretary to the Board of Directors at the United States Naval Academy Foundation. Dena’s previous roles in fundraising include Director of Development for the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education at Loyola University Maryland and also Director of the Annual Fund at Loyola. She also has experience in higher education undergraduate admission/enrollment management and collegiate coaching at the Division I and Division III levels.

Dena has extensive volunteer experience, which includes service on Bucknell University’s Alumni Association Board of Directors and service on USA Field Hockey’s nominating committee.

Advancement Committee

Riverbend logo

Karen Kim

Current Upper Elementary and Middle School community member

Riverbend logo

Shana Salzano

Advancement Committee Co-chair

Current Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary, and Middle School community member

Schedule Your Visit

The Riverbend educational experience is unlike any other and the best way to understand it is to see it in action. Arrange a tour today to see for yourself!