Foundation Staff

Staff

The University of Mississippi Foundation and University Development play vital roles: soliciting, processing, investing and disbursing private gifts to the University. Growth of the endowment will ensure a consistent source of permanent funding for academic excellence at The University of Mississippi, thereby fulfilling the Foundation's mission of education, research, and public service.

Administration

Wendell Weakley
President, CEO
662-915-3845
Sandra Guest
Vice President
662-915-5208
Ron Guest
Executive Director of Foundation Services
662-915-5907
Deborah S. Vaughn
Sr. Executive Director of Development
662-915-1687
Sarah Hollis
Associate Director of Development
662-915-1584

University Development (alphabetical by School)

Brooke Barnes
Accountancy
662-915-1993
Suzanne Thigpen
Annual Giving
662-915-6625
Michael Upton
Applied Sciences
662-915-3027
Tim Noss
Business
662-915-5932
Adam Lee
Business
662-915-1586
Zimberlyn Bolton
Call Center
662-915-6774
Dr. Robert C. Khayat
Chancellor Emeritus
662-915-5944
Tina Hahn
Communications
662-915-1753
Warner Alford
Consultant
662-915-5944
Michael C. Ward
Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer
662-915-1758
MaryAnn Kerr
Development Coordinator
662-915-3937
Lauren M. Beyers
Director, Prospect Management and Research
662-915-1546
John Festervand
Education, Journalism and Law School
662-915-1757
Kevin Gardner
Engineering
662-915-7601
Angela Barlow
Ford Center/Library/Museums
662-915-3181
Denson Hollis
Liberal Arts
662-915-5092
Nikki Neely
Liberal Arts
662-915-6678
Ron Wilson
Liberal Arts
662-915-1755
Rosie McDavid
Ole Miss First
662-915-3895
Bonnie Brown
Ole Miss Women's Council
662-915-7273
Nora Capwell
Ole Miss Women's Council
662-915-2384
Debbie Binkley
Operations Manager
662-915-1756
Brett Barefoot
Parents/Student Affairs
662-915-2711
Raina McClure
Pharmacy
662-915-6967
Angela A. Avery
Research
662-915-5946
Linda Arrington
Research
662-915-3165
Ashley Dees
Research
662-915-1992

UM Foundation

Maggie Abernathy
Treasurer/CFO
662-915-5944
Hesham Baeshen
Asst. Director of Information Technology
662-915-1582
Christi Bland
Director of Endowment and Related Accounts
662-915-5944
Lee Ann Cooper
Director of Gifts Administration
662-915-1583
Donna Falkner
Executive Assistant
662-915-5944
Kim Fearing
Gifts Administration Assistant
662-915-5944
Lance Felker
Director of Information Technology
662-915-1242
Sylvia Finley
Administrative Assistant
662-915-5944
LaRhonda Harris
Administrative Assistant
662-915-5944
Mark Aaron Harris
Systems Analyst
662-915-1851
Caroline Heuer
Executive Assistant
662-915-5944
Anna Langley
Director of Finance and Accounting
662-915-5944
Katie Morrison
Communications Specialist
Tiffeny Owens
Gifts Administration Assistant
662-915-5944
Donna Patton
Stewardship Coordinator
662-915-5944
Teresa Williams
Gifts Administration Assistant
662-915-5944
Lisa Williams
Stewardship Associate
662-915-5944