Mike Donnelly has been named director of alumni relations at Hawaiʻi Preparatory Academy (HPA).
Donnelly, an HPA alumnus, joined HPA in 2014 as assistant director of admission after retiring from the U.S. Army with 27 years of service. As part of the schoolʻs admission team, Donnelly was responsible for grades 9-12 admissions, focusing on the Hawaiian Islands and greater Asia-Pacific region.
In his new position, Donnelly will lead local and regional alumni activities.
Prior to joining HPA, Donnelly was communications advisor for the commander of U.S. Army Pacific at Fort Shafter on Oʻahu. He previously held Army public affairs positions in Hawaii since 2004, and participated in several operational deployments. Donnelly earned his bachelorʻs degree from Gonzaga University.
Currently, HPA has alumni living in and from virtually every country around the world.