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Meet the Team

The Office of Institutional Advancement partners with our community to advance the school's mission and enhance the educational experience by sharing inspiring communications, cultivating the culture of philanthropy, and building lifelong relationships.

I invite you to meet our dynamic team and contact us if we can be of any assistance to you.

Jeffrey S. Appel
Associate Head of School for Institutional Advancement
(704) 887-6038 

Lynette Allison
Director of Development 
(704) 887-7056

Meggan Barber
Director of Annual Fund
(704) 887-6092

Steve Bondurant '98
Director of Alumni Relations
(704) 887-6039  

Suzanne DeGeorge
Administrative Assistant
(704) 887-6016

Lucy Drinkwater
Advancement Fellow
(704) 887-7065

Jen Duvall
Web & Digital Content Manager
(704) 887-6077

Leigh Dyer '88
Director, Strategic Marketing & Communications
(704) 887-7515

Rachel Ellis
Associate Director of Development
(704) 887-7058

Kathy Hess
Database Manager
(704) 887-7031

Sean Johnson
Creative Services Manager
(704) 887-6083

Sara Riggsby
Communications Manager
(704) 887-6001

Kacie Sullivan
Director of Advancement Services
(704) 887-6098