Williams joins College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources staff
By: Norman Martin
Matt Williams has been named assistant director of development for Texas Tech University's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped in his newly created position on Monday (Sept. 18).
"It's with great excitement and anticipation that we welcome Matt," said Jane Piercy, CASNR's Director of Development and External Relations. "He will be crucial in our efforts to raise more financial support for our students, faculty and programs."
Prior to joining the CASNR staff, Williams served in several marketing roles within the Texas Department of Agriculture for some 18 years. Most recently he was the lead field representative in the department's Trade and Business Development Division. Earlier Williams worked as the department's chief of marketing.
One of his primary goals at Tech is to increase alumni and corporate engagement in order to build on the fundraising momentum for the college
Williams received his bachelor's degree agricultural education from Texas Tech. In addition, he is a graduate of the Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership Program. Since 1987, TALL, which administered by the Texas AgriLife Extension, has provided a foundation for the future leaders in Texas agriculture. Established on the ideals of leadership, issue and policy awareness and basic agricultural principles, its leaders help prepare men and women for the challenges faced by agriculture in the future.
In addition, Williams served on the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee, Amarillo Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee, and the Wine and Food Foundation of Texas/High Plains Chapter.
CONTACT: Jane Piercy, Director of Development and External Relations, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University at (806) 742-2802 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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