Lisa Adkins

Director of Development

Ms. Adkins joins us from Blue Ridge Community College where she served as the Vice President of Advancement in Flat Rock, North Carolina. Prior to Blue Ridge, she worked as the Executive Director at the Buncombe County Schools Foundation in Asheville and as the Director of Marketing and Financial Development for the YMCA of Western North Carolina. She has also worked as the Corporate and Major Gifts Officer for the Pardee Hospital Foundation in Hendersonville; Director of Development at the Indiana Humanities Council in Indianapolis; and Development Director for Ballet Internationale in Indianapolis. Ms. Adkins received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from Texas A&M University, a Certificate in Fund Raising Management (CFRM) from the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, and a Master’s Degree of Science in Management and Leadership (MSML) from Western Governors University.