Shannon Smith

Director of Development
B.S. West Texas A&M University
Phone: +1.806.834.0639
Office: 110
Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Web:  http://
Performs the administrative duties of planning, organizing, directing and coordinating special development efforts. Cultivation, solicitation of individual, foundation, and corporate support for the TTU/System.

Specialized training: 

Shannon brings to Texas Tech University an accomplished record in non-profit, public and private sectors.

With a background in public relations, Shannon has served as the executive director of the American Red Cross, South Plains Regional Chapter. In this role, Shannon worked with board members, donors and staff to carry out the daily mission of the American Red Cross.

She has also served as Community Relations Manager for United Supermarkets. In this capacity, Shannon served as the chief point of contact for the company's charitable giving program and managed special events and nonprofit marketing projects.

Shannon is also a former teacher at River Road Independent School District where she taught English Language Arts at the elementary and secondary levels.

Leadership / awards:
Involved in the community, Shannon is a member and serves on the board of directors of both the Greater Southwest Lubbock Rotary Club and the local Association of Fundraising Professionals Chapter.

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