Alumni Agencies Leadership

includes senior leaders from the VMI Alumni Agencies, including the VMI Foundation, Keydet Club and Alumni Association.

  • David Prasnicki

    David Prasnicki Interim Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer

    The Interim Chief Executive Officer reports to the Alumni Agencies Board and is responsible for all operations and functions of the VMI Alumni Association, the VMI Foundation and the VMI Keydet Club. The chief financial officer serves as a true business partner for the Alumni Agencies as well as to the other agency heads. The CFO assists in selecting and engaging outside consultants (auditors and investment advisers) and oversees short and long-term budgetary planning and costs. The CFO is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the accounting department, and mail center and also manages personnel policies, and audit committee. The CFO reports directly to the CEO.

    Meade King

    Meade King '85 Chief Operating Officer, VMI Foundation

    The primary goal of the VMI Foundation chief operating officer is to raise and steward the funds entrusted to it for the sole purpose of advancing the Virginia Military Institute. With this private money, the VMI Foundation supports constant improvement of academic and co-curricular programs. The COO reports to the VMI Alumni Agencies CEO and also supports the president of the VMI Foundation Board of Trustees. The COO works closely with VMI leadership and across the VMI Alumni Agencies to develop and execute programs consistent with the missions of VMI and the Foundation.

    Andrew Deal

    Andrew Deal '12 Chief Operating Officer, VMI Keydet Club

    The VMI Keydet Club chief operating officer provides oversight of programs and staff to ensure they meet the goals and objectives of the club’s strategic plan, supports the president of the VMI Keydet Club Board of Governors and is responsible for the formulation of the policies, goals, objectives, and procedures of the Keydet Club. The COO works closely with VMI leadership, VMI athletics, the CFO and across the VMI Alumni Agencies to develop and execute programs consistent with the missions of VMI and the Keydet Club. The COO reports to the VMI Alumni Agencies CEO.

    Thom Brashears

    Thom Brashears '95 Chief Operating Officer, VMI Alumni Association

    The VMI Alumni Association chief operating officer is responsible for the direction of a comprehensive self-governed Alumni Association of nearly 26,000. The COO reports to the VMI Alumni Agencies CEO and also supports the president of the VMI Alumni Association Board of Directors. Responsibilities include formulation of the policies, goals, objectives, programs and procedures of the Association. The COO provides oversight of Association programs and staff to ensure they meet the goals and objectives of the Association’s strategic plan. The COO works closely with VMI leadership, VMI athletics and across the VMI Alumni Agencies to develop and execute programs consistent with the missions of VMI and the Alumni Association.

    Amy Goetz

    Amy Goetz Chief Communications Officer

    The chief communications officer reports to the CEO and is responsible for developing the communication plan for the VMI Alumni Agencies. The CCO has management and oversight responsibility for staff members who focus on developing print, digital and multimedia content to support the communication plan, and organizes and coordinates the design, branding, quality assurance and delivery modes of all strategic communication.