Advancement Services

is a cohesive team to manage stewardship, events, and relationships for the VMI Alumni Association, Keydet Club, the VMI Foundation, and the Institute.

  • Christina Cummings

    Christina Cummings Director of Advancement Services

    The director of advancement services develops and implements high-quality event services for VMI, the Alumni Agencies and the broader community. This position is the lead for strategic leadership, management, guidance and day-to-day oversight for the introduction, promotion, scheduling, planning and production of post and off-site events.

    Avis Slagle

    Avis Slagle Director of Stewardship

    The director of stewardship develops all stewardship reporting and documentation, including endowment reports, annual reports to donors, Memorandums of Understating and program/funding reports. The director also works on cumulative giving society and related donor recognition and serves as a point of contact for all department heads at VMI.

    Diane Brown

    Diane Brown Office Manager for Stewardship

    The office manager provides administrative support and general office organization to the stewardship program, ensuring professional and attentive customer service for all inquiries from alumni, staff and other constituents.

    Tammy Horn

    Tammy Horn Digital and Event Logistics Specialist

    The digital and event logistics specialist is responsible for working with Alumni Agencies entities and alumni chapters to support the coordination and execution of various events. The event manager is a subject matter expert on the Anthology Encompass software platform with respect to event registration and email communications.