On this episode of the RAISE podcast featuring Kyle Vaughn, Brent sits down with the Assistant Director of Athletic Fundraising at Ashland University. Kyle was an EverTrue 40 under 40 winner and our RAISE 2019 MVP. He shares his perspective on building a community around athletics, and how he uses social media engagement and a giving funnel approach to fuel his donor pipeline. If you’re looking for someone to bring enthusiasm and optimism to any situation, look no further than Kyle Vaughn. Here we go!
Associate Director of Athletic Fundraising
Kyle Vaughn is Ashland University’s Associate Director of Athletics Development.
Vaughn came to athletics from across campus, where he has been the university’s Director of Advancement Services for the previous 16 months. Included among his duties were gift processing, data analytics/reporting and metrics development and tracking. Prior to that, Vaughn served the campus in separate two-year stints as Director of Annual Giving, Assistant Director of Admissions and Registrar Representative.
Vaughn is a former Ashland University men’s soccer player. He is a 2006 AU graduate with a degree in Finance and Economics, and he earned his Masters of Business Administration from AU in 2014.
Vaughn and his wife, Jenise, along with his daughter, Arienne (age 9), and son, Oliver (6), reside in Ashland. Jenise (Smalley) played volleyball at AU, and teaches math and is the head volleyball coach at Ashland High School.