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Senior Vice President for Development

Texas A&M University
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
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May 31, 2023

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Senior Vice President for Development

Texas A&M University


The Texas A&M Foundation invites applications and nominations for the position of Senior Vice President for Development. Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Texas A&M Foundation (“Foundation”), the Senior Vice President for Development (“SVP for Development”) is responsible for leading the Foundation’s development enterprise and fundraising strategy to maximize philanthropic support for Texas A&M University, the second largest public university in the U.S., aligned with Texas A&M’s strategic goals and priorities.


The SVP for Development will be charged with building upon the Foundation’s record of success, developing and articulating a compelling vision and actionable plans to achieve even greater fundraising results. The Senior Vice President for Development will be a thought leader, an enabler of talent, a champion of effective development operations, and a driving force behind expanding a culture of philanthropy across campus. They will have a deep understanding of philanthropy and a commitment to the mission and values of both the Texas A&M Foundation and Texas A&M.


Established in 1953, the Texas A&M Foundation is a nonprofit organization that builds a brighter future for Texas A&M University, one relationship at a time. It is the primary academic fundraising entity for Texas A&M and raises gifts to support the University, with a focus on major gift endowments. Foundation team members affiliate with alumni, corporations, foundations, and other supporters to match their charitable passions with opportunities for purposeful philanthropy at Texas A&M. These investments support scholarships, faculty research, student programs, campus traditions, and other Texas A&M priorities.

Founded in 1876 as the state's first public institution of higher learning, Texas A&M today is a leading research-intensive flagship university that is home to more than 69,000 students on its main campus in College Station, TX, along with another 5,200 students at branch campuses in Galveston and Qatar and at the School of Law, Higher Education Center at McAllen, and Health Science Center locations across Texas.

Minimum qualifications, preferred attributes and more information regarding the SVP for Development position and the Texas A&M Foundation can be found in the leadership profile:

AGB Search is pleased to assist the Texas A&M Foundation with this leadership search. To apply for the Senior Vice President for Development position, candidates are requested to submit the following: (i) a resume or curriculum vitae; (ii) a letter of interest that addresses the leadership opportunities in the profile; and (iii) contact information for five references (to be contacted with candidate’s permission at a later date). Application materials should be sent to: by June 2, 2023 for best consideration. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The search will remain open until an appointment is made.


Nominations and expressions of interest in the Senior Vice President for Development position are encouraged. Please direct them to or to the AGB search consultants listed below:


Kimberly Templeton, J.D., Principal  / 540.761.9494


Jim Lanier, M.S.Ed., Executive Search Consultant /202.580.5194


Anne Hoffman, Executive Search Associate                          / 805.490.9161

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