Welcome to Talent Management at the Office of VCU Development and Alumni Relations

Talent Management is dedicated to executing a comprehensive talent strategy that helps its stakeholders support and drive a culture of engagement and philanthropy at Virginia Commonwealth University.

We partner with leaders throughout the Office of Development and Alumni Relations to identify and plan for current and future talent needs, foster a culture of inclusivity that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of learning and career pathways and engage all employees to help them thrive.

We provide employees and managers with a range of resources, including talent sourcing, professional development, leadership training and educational opportunities to cultivate the individual and collective pursuit of excellence.

Together we inspire and foster lifelong connections that transform passion into reality.

  • Person outline with checkmark icon Act with integrity

    Hold ourselves to the highest standards of accountability, honesty and dependability.

  • People holding hands above their heads Champion inclusivity

    Honor diversity in all forms through collaboration, respect and trust.

  • Glowing light bulb Demonstrate tenacity

    Consider every challenge an opportunity to work with an open mind, a flexible attitude and an innovative mindset.

  • Badge with star Recognize success

    Celebrate the impact of our work as well as our collective and individual achievements.

  • Arrow hitting bullseye Pursue excellence

    Always reach higher to achieve best-in-class, donor-centric results.

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“At VCU, we transform students’ lives through the power of higher education. I am proud to serve our students, alumni, and faculty through engagement and philanthropy.”

Sandy Turnage, Ed.D.
Director of corporate relations, DAR Corporate and Foundation Relations