Wed 9/18 - 2:00pm-3:00pm - Hickory/Hackberry Room, MUC
Vice President for Advancement and Executive Director of the System Foundation
Southern University System, Baton Rouge, LA
August 2010 to Present
- Provides leadership for a staff of approximately 13 in the fundraising and alumni relations’ area of the Southern University System.
- Serves as the chief development officer for the Southern University System.
- Ensures planning, coordination, and management of alumni affairs and in securing private support from foundations and other funding agencies for university development.
- Assists the Southern University System Foundation in the implementation of university-wide programs to strengthen relationships between Southern University, corporate, and foundation philanthropic committees in the state and nation.
- Works closely with the System president, chancellors, faculty, deans, and senior administrators to design, implement, and manage comprehensive institutional advancement campaign and funds (endowed and non-endowed).
Special Assistant to the President and Executive Director
Southern University System Foundation, Baton Rouge, LA
August 2005 to July 2010
Associate Vice Chancellor for Advancement
Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Baton Rouge, LA
October 2003 to July 2005
Ph.D. – Human Resource Development, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
MBA – Marketing, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
BBA – Finance and Logistics, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
- Board Chairman, Partners for Progress (EBR Housing Authority), 2006 to present
- Board Treasurer, Academic Distinction Fund, 2004 to present
- Board Member, Capital Area United Way, 2009 to present
- Member, The Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, 2000 to present
- Board Member, 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge, Inc., 2006 to present
- National Advisory Board, CASE’s Institutionally Related Foundation (IRF) 2007 to present
- Member, Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD), 2003 to present
- Member, Association of Fund Raiser Professionals, 2007 to present