Larry Gibson

Senior Vice President

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it. - Siddhārtha Gautama (The Buddha)

Biography

Larry Gibson brings more than 25 years of experience in higher education management to the GG+A team, including 12 years in Development Administration and Advancement Services. Before Joining GG+A, Larry served in various capacities at Case Western Reserve University, most recently as Vice President of Development Administration and Strategic Engagement. In this position, Larry managed all advancement financial and administrative operations and served as campaign manager for Forward Thinking: The Campaign for Case Western Reserve University, which closed at $1.8B.

His areas of expertise include: Advancement Services (Prospect Management, Prospect Research, Gifts Processing, Biographical Records, and Information Systems), Alumni Relations, Annual Fund, Campaign Management, Board of Trustees/Volunteer Committee Management, Donor Engagement and Events, Endowment Reporting, Digital Engagement, Donor Relations/Stewardship, and University Programs, Events and Protocol.

Before joining University Relations and Development, Larry has prior leadership experience in Finance and Administration and Student Affairs in various higher education settings including Ohio University, Marietta College, Oberlin College. Larry is a member of CASE and AFP.

Larry received a Bachelor of Science in Communications and a Master of Higher Education Administration from Ohio University, and a Master of Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University.

Areas of Expertise
  • Advancement Services Administration
  • Alumni Relations Integration
  • Campaign Management

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