Gift Planning at The University of Texas at Austin
Amanda Brown Irving
Amanda Brown Irving, Executive Director of Fundraising, serves on the Texas Development leadership team working with presidential level donors. She leads the Gift and Estate Planning, Foundation Relations, and Corporate Relations teams responsible for raising $200+ million annually for the faculty, students and programs across The University of Texas at Austin.
Amanda joined Gift and Estate Planning in 2013 helping the team close out the Campaign for Texas that doubled the university's pipeline of future gifts. Previously, Amanda was director of development for UT's Cockrell School of Engineering and helped raise $65M to build the Engineering Education and Research Center to provide 430,000 square feet for interdisciplinary teaching, research and hands-on student projects. Prior to UT, Amanda was a major gifts officer at Cornell University and a fundraising and board development consultant for non-profits. Amanda started her career in high-tech public relations after graduating from UT's Moody College of Communication.
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