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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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“I am grateful to work in a community of talented, driven individuals who work toward shared goals with passion and skill. A strong commitment to work-life balance and professional development allows me to feel better equipped to excel as a professional and an individual.”

Kyra Molinaro
Stewardship communications specialist, Donor Relations and Events
Lisa Winn Bryan

“I’m grateful that we help each other. As a new development person to the team, the human resources are invaluable.”

Lisa Winn Bryan
Director of development, Institute for Contemporary Art

“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
Chris Laney

“Working at DAR is great because we do valuable work and touch basically the entire university in some way or another. It’s never boring, and the people are the BEST.”

Christopher Laney
Data integrity technician, Gifts and Records Management