Tyson Voelkel '96

President & Chief Executive Officer

Tyson leads the Texas A&M Foundation, provides direction for the management of the university's endowment, serves as principal liaison with Texas A&M University administrators and our Board of Trustees, and spearheads university-wide fundraising activities. Read More.

John Morris

Senior Vice President for Development

John is responsible for leading the Texas A&M Foundation’s development team and fundraising strategy. He ensures the organization meets fundraising objectives to guarantee support for Texas A&M University into perpetuity.

Will Fusselman '95

Vice President and General Counsel

Will is responsible for corporate legal affairs and legal aspects of the Texas A&M Foundation’s nonprofit corporation status and its fundraising and asset management mission. He also serves as the Foundation’s corporate secretary and corporate compliance officer.

John Huser '89

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

John oversees all of the Texas A&M Foundation’s finance operations, including teams focused on gift processing, receipting and accounting. He also manages the departments of human resources, real estate services, and information services and technology.

Mike Pia

Chief Investment Officer

Mike manages the Texas A&M Foundation’s long-term investment pool benefiting Texas A&M University. Through effective diversification and systematic oversight, he helps ensure that the Foundation’s portfolio can perpetually meet the university’s current and future needs.

Chris Speier '00

Vice President and Chief Data Officer

Chris oversees the strategic direction of all information technology, information services and research-related projects. He is also responsible for implementing and maintaining all technical systems and ensuring their integrity and security.

Tom Pool '96

Vice President for Engagement

Tom leads teams focused on prospect discovery, corporate and foundation relations, planned giving, scholarship programs, donor engagement services and experiential programs.

Chastity Carrigan '16

Vice President for Engagement

Chastity leads development teams that serve Texas A&M Health (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health), the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, the School of Law and Texas A&M University at Galveston.

Jody Ford '99

Assistant Vice President for Development Effectiveness

Sarah Tobola '96

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources

Sarah oversees the Texas A&M Foundation's organizational policies and recruitment, hiring and talent management practices. She is also responsible for efforts related to compliance, employee relations, performance and benefits.

Patti Green '92

Director of Marketing

Patti leads the Texas A&M Foundation's marketing and communications initiatives to amplify the Foundation's messaging and brand. She oversees marketing strategy, internal and external communications, digital and print portfolios, media relations and crisis communications.