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 Development Officer

    The chief development officer is responsible for the comprehensive planning, implementation, management, and oversight of all fundraising.

    Ethan Carpenter '23 Development Officer

    The development officer reports to the chief development officer and the primary responsibility is to monitor, track, analyze and cultivate leadership donors as part of the Annual Giving program.

    Sydney Coffey

    Sydney Coffey Assistant Director of Annual 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 Director of Reunion Giving

    The 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.