Senior Vice President for Development

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

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


Anne Hoffman, Executive Search Associate
/ 805.490.9161


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