The VMI Keydet Club

provides opportunity by supporting scholarships for talented athletes ready to compete at the highest level of NCAA Division 1 competition while pursuing a successful cadetship.

  • 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.

    Doug Bartlett

    Doug Bartlett Vice President Keydet Club

    The vice president is an effective, experienced fundraiser of annual and endowment funds.

    Tyler “T.J.” Lighton

    Tyler “T.J.” Lighton '15 Reunion Giving Officer

    The Reunion Leadership Gift Officer reports to the Director of Annual and Reunion Giving. His primary responsibility is to work with reunion classes to achieve excellent fundraising outcomes. Works in coordination with major gift colleagues, prospect development and Reunion and AG team members, to discover, cultivate, solicit and steward leadership level donors and work directly with reunion volunteers to maximize reunion fundraising outcomes.