Divisional Awards of Excellence

Cristina Pianezzola

Cristina I. Pianezzola J.D.

Cristina is an immigrant to this country.  After earning an Associate Degree from Utah Valley Community College 1992, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas Tech University with a degree in Philosophy in 1994.  In 1998, Cristina received her Juris Doctorate from Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark School of Law.  Upon graduation, Cristina worked as a staff attorney at Utah Legal Services, in Provo.  In November of 2001 she joined the Planned Giving Department at Utah Valley State College.  After two years, Cristina was asked to start the Annual Giving Program and became its first director.  As of March 2011, Cristina is the new director of Gift Planning at Utah Valley University.

Past Winners

2013 - Jessica Ballard

2012 - Nancy Smith


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