Meet the Staff

Development Office — 901-843-3850

Alumni Relations Office — 901-843-3845

College Events — 901-843-3888


Leslie Adams
Director of Advancement Systems and Services

Shamikia Adkins
Manager of Campus Scheduling

Kim Bennett P’15, P’19
Director of College Events

Susan Bingham
College Events Coordinator

Micah Brasfield
Advancement Services Coordinator

Jackie Carney
Administrative Assistant

Knight Champion ’86
Senior Development Officer

Kerry Connors
Director of Annual Giving

Caitlin Dempsey ’12
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

Jim Duncan
Director of Athletic Giving

Tiffany Ford ’95
Grants and Foundations Manager

Georgia Harris ’17
Constituent Engagement Coordinator

Kristen Hunt
Administrative Assistant II

Rebecca Johnston
Administrative Assistant

Liz Love
Administrative Assistant

Owen McGuire
Director of Digital Content

Tyler McLain
Assistant Director of Annual Giving - Reunions

Nikki Moore
Senior Director of College Events and Leadership Projects

Mike Palazzolo ’86
Senior Development Officer

Tracy Patterson ’84
Director of Alumni Relations

Shantih Smythe ’92
Stewardship Officer

Nicki Soulé ’93
Director of Golden Lynx Programming

Amanda Tamburrino ’98
Senior Director of Development

Darren Thomas ’13
Associate Director of Annual Giving

DeSonya Tyms ’16
Assistant Director of Advancement Services

Jenna Goodloe Wade
Vice President for Development