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Joe Manhertz
Assistant Director of Athletics / Executive Director of Iron Dukes Major Gifts
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Courtesy: Iron Dukes
Release: 01/25/2011

Joe Manhertz joined the Duke Athletic Department in September 2010 and serves as Executive Director of Iron Dukes Major Gifts.


In his current position, Manhertz is responsible for planning and directing the comprehensive campaign for athletics that will encompass facility upgrades, scholarships and endowments along with planned giving. Manhertz came to Durham after working the previous 3 years as the Director of Development at The Ohio State University.  He also held development posts at Syracuse University and Hamilton College.


A 1996 graduate of Colgate University where he played both basketball and football, Manhertz also earned a master's degree in Sport management in 1998 from The Ohio State University.


Manhertz is a member of the inaugural class of the NCAA leadership institute and a NAADD conference representative.  He has served on the board of It's about Childhood and Family Inc. and was an adjunct professor at SUNY Cortland for Sport Marketing and Sport Sponsorship.