Staff

Executive Leadership

The Vice President for Development and Alumni of Mississippi State University serves as the President and CEO of the MSU Foundation and formally guides the majority of the university's fundraising activities.


John P. Rush
President and CEO 
662-325-1108

Donna Nickels
Administrative Assistant
662-325-9306


Fundraising Leadership and Support

The daily fundraising activities of the MSU Foundation are handled by the Executive Director of Development, who serves as secretary of the MSU Foundation Board of Directors.

Jack McCarty
Executive Directory
of Development,
Foundation Board Secretary
662-325-9580

Lisa Hearn
Administrative Assistant
662-325-8852



Annual Giving


Jana Berkery
Director
of Annual Giving
662-325-5975


Georgia Carter
Staff Assistant
662-325-2466


Ally Walker
Associate Director
of Annual Giving
662-325-5977



Vacant
Assistant Director
of Annual Giving
662-325-4046

College and School Giving


Jud Skelton
College of Agriculture
and Life Sciences

662-325-0643



Charles Weatherly
College of Agriculture
and Life Sciences

662-325-3471



Will Staggers
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
MSU Extension Service
662-325-2837


Perry King "P.K."
Thomas

College of Architecture, Art and Design
662-325-2542


Sara Frederic
College of Arts and Sciences
662-325-3240


Rob Jenkins
College of Business
662-325-9055



Zack Harrington
College of Business
662-325-3431


Trish Cunetto
College of Education
662-325-6762


Bennett Evans
James Worth Bagley
College of Engineering

662-325-0386


Jan Blaine
James Worth Bagley College of Engineering
662-325-2464




Paul Zimmerman
James Worth Bagley College of Engineering
662-325-0009




Vacant
MSU Library,
Graduate School 
and Judy and Bobby
Shackouls Honors
College
662-722-2758


Jeff Little
College of Forest Resources
662-325-8151


Jimmy Kight
College of Veterinary Medicine
662-325-5893


Josh Thompson
MSU Meridian/Special Projects
601-484-0493


Vacant
Division of Student Affairs
662-325-9129

   

Athletic Giving

Stephen Foshee
Assistant Athletic Director for Development
662-325-0965

Corporate and Foundation Giving


Alex McIntosh
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
662-325-8227

Planned Giving


Wesley Gordon
Director of Planned Giving
662-325-3707


Susan Everett
Coordinator of Planned Giving Programs
662-325-5127

Real Estate Giving


Jud Skelton
Director of Real Estate Giving
662-325-0643


Jeff Little
Director of Bulldog Forest
662-325-8151

Research

Heather Andrews Director of Development Strategy
662.325.0259
Angel Vaughn Crowley
Development Research Analyst 662.325.5545
Jessica Fulgham
Development Research Analyst
662.325.5925

 
  Foundation Finance and Budget

The Office of Finance and Budget is responsible for the official reporting, investments and accountability standards of the MSU Foundation. The daily operations are overseen by the Executive Director of Finance who serves as CFO for the MSU Foundation Board of Directors.

David Easley
Executive Director of Finance
662.325.7817
Janet Carraway  Director of Finance and Budget 662.325.3468
Sheree Bouchillon
Administrative Assistant 662.325.8847
Adrian Austin
Accounting Assistant
662.325.1371
Paula J. Carnaggio
Accounting Assistant
662.325.7819
Tammye Haynes
Accountant
662.325.3988
Corrine Jackson
Accountant
662.325.7818
Kristi Veasley
Accountant
662.325.8842
Shared Advancement Services

Shared Advancement Services is a unit within the Division of Development and Alumni responsible for common services which are vital for the daily operations of the MSU Foundation and the MSU Alumni Association. Shared Advancement Services administers daily activities related to donor relations, communications, marketing, gift administration, data and technology.

Communication and Donor Relations

Cathy L. Lammons
Executive Director of Communication and Donor Relations
662.325.7843
Bailey Poindexter Donor Relations Coordinator
662.325.4255
Erica Way
Marketing Manager
662.325.7820
Amy Cagle
Publications Manager
662.325.1006
Erin Norwood
Graphic Designer
601.638.9790
Taylor Busby
Communication Specialist
662.325.8735
Leanna Smith Stewardship Coordinator
662.325.4214
Addie Mayfield Communication Specialist  662.325.3780

 
  Information Services

Vickie Brown
Executive Director of Information Services
662.325.2436
Cara Stockon
Director of Data and Research Strategy
662.325.7821
Reagan Hunt Data Management Specialist
662.325.0845
Amy Copley Data Management Specialist
662.325.4068
Natalie Guyton Data Management Coordinator
662.325.8384
Yun Oswalt
Senior Systems Analyst
662.325.3675
Christopher R. Eady Coordinator of Information Services
662.325.1044
Alamelu Sundaram
Programer Analyst   662.325.2773

 

 

Gift Administration

Lynn Shurden Durr
Director of Gift Administration
662.325.8918
Janna Sanford Associate Director of Gift Administration  662.325.5802
Beverly Stafford
Gift Administration Assistant
662.325.8308
Tammie Jackson
Data Management Specialist
662.325.1834
Trina Kelly Data Management Specialist
662.325.1652

 
 
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