Advancement announces staff changes

Release Date: 6/23/2011

Clarksville, Ark. --- The University's Advancement Office has announced several staffing changes, effective July 1.

Brandy Cox, Director of Development Brandy Cox, a 1999 alumna who has served as Ozarks’ director of alumni relations since 2005, will head the University’s fund-raising efforts as the new director of development.
Lori McBee, Director of Alumni Relations Lori McBee, who has served as a development officer since 2008, will return to her former position as director of alumni relations, a post she held from 1998 to 2001. McBee also served as director of development from 2002-2004.
Reba Pridgin, Director of Major and Planned Giving Reba Pridgin, a 1981 Ozarks graduate, will move from director of development to director of planned and major giving, a position that has been vacant.
Kerry Taylor, Development Officer Development Officer Kerry Taylor will coordinate work with supporters who have a special affinity for athletics and other co-curricular activities.

“Ozarks is fortunate to have a number of very talented team members in its offices of Advancement and Alumni Relations,” said Executive Vice President Steve Edmisten. “Reba, Brandy, Lori, and Kerry have all done tremendous work in support of Ozarks and the University’s students and alumni over many years.  These adjustments in responsibilities will ensure this tradition of high-quality service continues.”