Annual Giving

provides resources to areas where they are needed the most.

The Annual Giving Team

Annual giving – the steady and loyal generosity of those who support the Institute through unrestricted philanthropy – is the greatest demonstration of confidence and trust in the senior leadership of VMI.

  • 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.

    Sydney Coffey

    Sydney Coffey Assistant Director of Annual Giving

    Reporting to the director of annual and reunion giving, the assistant director of annual giving aids in providing planning and oversight for the annual giving solicitation calendar with a goal to maximize software and analytic tools to fundraise across multiple channels in support of VMI.

    Jenny David

    Jenny David Assistant Director of Reunion Giving

    The Assistant Director of Reunion Giving works with fundraising colleagues and volunteer reunion committees to provide planning and oversight for Reunion fundraising efforts for the 10th, 25th and 50th reunion classes, with a goal of executing a successful fundraising campaign that is representative of the class and benefits VMI and the Corps of Cadets for years to come.