|Position:||Associate Director of Annual Giving|
Justin Brown is the Associate Director for Annual Giving, working with the athletics department since September 2015.
Brown joined the University at Albany in 2015, after serving three years with the Mountaineer Athletic Club (MAC) at West Virginia University as Student Assistant to the Annual Fund.
While at West Virginia University, he was part of a fundraising team that raised over $15 million annually for West Virginia Athletics. During his time at WVU his primary focus was on the retention of donors and season ticket holders to WVU Football and Basketball, parking allocation, and the creation of the MAC’s Young Alumni giving program.
In 2016, Brown helped create and launch the Great Dane Athletic Club (GDAC), which serves as the primary annual giving program for Great Dane Athletics. In his current role, Justin’s focus is on fostering donor relationships for the athletic department, major gift identification and prospecting. Since the creation of GDAC in 2016, UAlbany Athletics has seen record growth in donors and dollars raised.
Brown, a native of North Canton, Ohio, received his Bachelor’s degree in History from Kent State University in 2011, and a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from West Virginia University in 2016.