Advancement Staff

All bios are sorted alphabetically.

Dale Armstrong

Dale Armstrong

Senior Development Counsel

Contact via email
615.966.5148 (ext. 5148)

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Fran Avers

Administrative Assistant

Contact via email
615.966.6226 (ext. 6226)

Randy Bostic

Randy Bostic

COB Director of Development

Contact via email
615.966.5273 (ext. 5273)

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Sherry Cunningham

Gift Entry Assistant

Contact via email
615.966.6213 (ext. 6213)

Kindall Deitmen

Kindall Deitmen

Development Services Coord

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David England

David England

AVP,Development

Contact via email
615.966.6210 (ext. 6210)

Rachel Ferrell

Rachel Ferrell

Administrative Assistant

Contact via email
615.966.6321 (ext. 6321)

Jeff Fincher

Jeff Fincher

Development Officer(Major Gft)

Contact via email
615.966.6214 (ext. 6214)

Jeanice Fisher

Jeanice Fisher

Gift Processing Specialist

Contact via email
615.966.6221 (ext. 6221)

Derrick Free

Derrick Free

Dir of Corp and Foundation Rel

Derrick Free is Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Tennessee College of Law and bachelor’s degree from Lipscomb University. Prior to returning to his alma mater, Derrick was a practicing attorney with a Nashville law firm and a Financial Advisor with... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.1976 (ext. 1976)

Debbie Haislip

Debbie Haislip

Executive Assistant

Contact via email
615.966.6220 (ext. 6220)

Amy Hamar

Amy Hamar

Dir LfLng Learn Sr Alumni Prog

Amy Hamar ('82), a "Lipscomb Lifer," attended Lipscomb from Kindergarten through college. In 1996, Hamar returned to her alma mater to work in the University Relations Office. In that office, she served as the administrative assistant to the vice president for university relations. At the beginning of 2005, Amy joined... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.6216 (ext. 6216)

Sonja Hayes

Sonja Hayes

Dir of Annual & Special Gifts

Contact via email
615.966.5720 (ext. 5720)

Karin Hensley

Karin Hensley

Assoc Dir of Donor Rel & Stwdp

Contact via email
615.966.5333 (ext. 5333)

Leslie Landiss

Leslie Landiss

Executive Assistant

Contact via email
615.966.6215 (ext. 6215)

Mark McFerran

Mark McFerran

AVP, Development

Contact via email
615.966.5090 (ext. 5090)

Mark Meador

Mark Meador

Senior Director - Major Gifts

Contact via email
615.966.6223 (ext. 6223)

Rhonda Minton

Rhonda Minton

Director of Alumni Programs

Rhonda Minton serves as Director of Alumni Programs and is responsible for developing programs and events that enhance connectivity with the university's more than 37,000 alumni worldwide. Rhonda joined the Lipscomb University staff in July 2010 as associate director of annual giving/direct response, and was promoted to Director of Alumni... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.5840 (ext. 5840)

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Bethany Perala

Asst. Dir. Annual Gvg - Telefu

Contact via email
615.966.5260 (ext. 5260)

Pat Price

Pat Price

Alumni Relations Part Time

Pat Price is a 2003 graduate of Lipscomb University. He attended Lipscomb for 17 years, starting in kindergarten. Pat and his father, Scott, wrote a book entitled Looking For Goodwill. They visited every state in the United States and interviewed 106 people about the good things in their lives and... [More]

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615.966.1948 (ext. 1948)

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Tammy Robertson

Administrative Assistant

Contact via email
615.966.5194 (ext. 5194)

Robyn Saakian

Robyn Saakian

Director of Grant Services

Contact via email
615.966.5907 (ext. 5907)

Laura Sears

Laura Sears

Director, ALL

Laura Sears joined our staff in 2008 and is a 1992 graduate of Lipscomb University with a bachelor’s degree in speech communication and public relations. After serving as communications project manager for Corporate Family Solutions, Laura turned much of her attention to volunteer work while raising three young children. She... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.1963 (ext. 1963)

Turney Stevens

Turney Stevens

Dean Emeritus Clinical Profess

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615.966.1989 (ext. 1989)

Paul Stovall

Paul Stovall

Director of Planned Giving

Contact via email
615.966.5251 (ext. 5251)

Matt Sullivan

Matt Sullivan

Advancement Research Director

Contact via email
615.966.6209 (ext. 6209)

Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor

AVP, Constituency Programs

Contact via email
615.966.5063 (ext. 5063)

Carrie Thompson

Carrie Thompson

Asst VP Ann Giving Adv Service

Contact via email
615.966.5250 (ext. 5250)

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Debbie Tumblin

Dir of Development Services

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Laura Tywater

Laura Tywater

Coord LfLng Lrng Sr Alum Prog

Laura Tywater graduated (’89) from Lipscomb University with a Bachelor of Arts in speech communication and a marketing minor. After graduation she worked as a development coordinator in the Nashville office of the American Heart Association (AHA) before moving to the AHA’s Chattanooga office to become a field director in... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.5733 (ext. 5733)

Burton Williams

Burton Williams

Associate Vice President

Contact via email
615.966.5561 (ext. 5561)

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Brittney Wood

Donor Relations Coordinator

Contact via email
615.966.5736 (ext. 5736)

Art Woods

Art Woods

Asst Headmaster Development

Contact via email
615.966.5051 (ext. 5051)