David L. Jones, Development Liaison
UT Tyler University Advancement
David is the development liaison for the Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy and the College of Business and Technology. Before coming to UT Tyler, he was engaged in higher education philanthropy since 1991 with East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, Texas, where he served as vice president for institutional advancement, director of development, director of alumni and director of church relations.
During his fundraising career, David has been involved in securing funding for annual funds including phone-a-thons, scholarships, special projects, planned giving, testamentary gifts, and capital campaigns ranging from $600,000 to $40 million.
David has served with the Texas Baptist Development Officers Association Executive Committee, eight years; president, two years; and State Conference Program chair, three years. His time associated with the National Association of Southern Baptist Alumni Directors spanned seven years including: Executive Committee, five years; president, two years; vice president, one year; and national conference chair, one year.
Other affiliations include the National Association of Southern Baptist Colleges and Schools Conference Program Committee, Williamsburg, Va., for one year and the Association of Fund Raising Professionals, Dallas Chapter, for four years.
David acquired a bachelor of arts in religion from East Texas Baptist College and a master of religious education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
David can be reached at 903.566.7106 or email@example.com