Ms. Norris was promoted to Executive Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement in 2015 after leading eclipsing the goal for The Marietta Fund in three consecutive years.
Her primary role is to conduct fundraising efforts with the Office of Advancement, manage the Marietta Fund professional and student staff and to provide leadership to the Marietta Fund's strategic initiatives addressing donor participation and leadership annual giving. She also plays a key role in the functions of the Office of Alumni Engagement, including Regional Associations.
Norris is no stranger to fundraising in a university setting. She has worked to implement a variety of annual fund raising initiatives at a handful of institutions including Johns Hopkins University, Lipscomb University and Ohio Dominican University. Most recently, Norris served as the program manager within the MASTERS division of RuffaloCODY, a national fundraising services firm based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.