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Executive Director of  Alumni Engagement  216.397.4516

Rory originally hails form the D.C. area.  His family has a long and deep history with JCU.

He earned a B.A. in History at John Carroll University, and went on to earn two master’s degrees from JCU, including an M.A. in History and, later, an M.A. in Nonprofit Administration. As an undergraduate, he was a member of the men’s basketball team. 

Rory joined the University Advancement division in 2015, serving as Assistant Director of Annual Giving and, more recently, as Director of Major Gifts. 

Prior to returning to John Carroll, Rory served in a variety of development and nonprofit roles, including as a Campaign Associate at Trinity Washington University, an International Fellow with PeacePlayers International in Northern Ireland, and a Program Director for PeacePlayers International in Cyprus.  

Rory and his wife, Amanda (Rembold) O’Neil ’07, have two daughters.

Christine Horvath - Alumni Relations

Alumni Relations Coordinator 

Christine is a Cleveland native, and graduated with her B.A. in Communications from JCU in 1988. John Carroll has been an integral part of her family. As an undergraduate, she was involved in Greek life and many other organizations on campus.

Her postgraduate career spanned a wide variety of fields from banking and finance, to management, to corporate training, and finally ending up in education. She retuned to JCU in 2021, and joined the Alumni Relations team in 2022.



Alumni Engagement Specialist 216.397.1780


Associate Director of Alumni Operations 216.397.3061

Molly is a life-long Clevelander, and graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree with a focus in Child and Family Studies from Ohio University. Molly joined the John Carroll University Alumni Relations team in 2023 after serving in a variety of development and non-profit roles at local institutions such as Beaumont School, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and more. She is passionate about keeping JCU alumni near and far connected to their classmates and alma mater in a meaningful way through events such as Founder's Day, Reunion, and Homecoming. 


Have questions or comments for us? We’d love to hear from you. Send an e-mail or make a call to let us know how we can help. For general inquiries, e-mail us at or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 216.397.4336.

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