Advancement Staff

Ken Capisciolto

Vice President for College Advancement
M.B.A., Grand Valley State University
B.A., Business, Hope College
(616) 988-3676

Prior to Kuyper College, Ken served in executive-management positions in the private, public and non-profit sectors. In his position Ken is responsible for all areas of advancement at the college, including all fund development programs, donor relations, marketing and public relations programs. Ken, and his wife Kay have three children - Nick, Mindy and Emily. 


Lisa Rusticus

Manager of the Annual Fund and Alumni Relations
B.S., Youth Ministry/Bible and Theology, Kuyper College
(616) 988-3653

Lisa graduated from Kuyper in 2008, since then she has served in a variety of roles including youth ministry, sales and non-profit administrative work.  She provides management for the annual fund as well as working with alumni relations at the college.  When away from work Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband, Brad, and two children, Hayden and Landon.  She also enjoys camping, playing sports and spending time with friends and family.


Greg Vander Goot

Senior Advancement Representative
M.Ed., Grand Valley State University
B.A., Communications, Calvin College
(616) 988-3662

Prior to arriving at Kuyper College, Greg served as a school administrator in two districts in West Michigan. He also spent time at KIDS HOPE USA helping churches partner with elementary schools to provide mentors. Most recently he was the Executive Director of Ready For Life a non-profit in West Michigan. When away from work you’ll find Greg on the sidelines cheering for his three children at some type of sporting event.


Alyssa Blom

Administrative Supervisor for Advancement
B.S., Psychology/Bible and Theology, Kuyper College
(616) 988-3620

A Kuyper alumna, Alyssa joined the Advancement team full time in June 2013. She provides administrative and clerical support for the office and enjoys being a part of advancing the Kingdom through her work at Kuyper College. Alyssa is wife to John, mom to Claire, and treat-dispenser to Oliver (the cat). She loves playing piano, volunteering at church, camping, reading and spending time with her family.