CarterBaldwin Executive Search, together with Baylor School, announce the appointment of Tiffany Townsend ’95 as the K-12 independent school’s next Chief Advancement Officer.
Tiffany returns to her alma mater with 22 years of experience in independent school advancement, including leadership in major gifts, annual fund, alumni relations, event management, communications and marketing, as well as classroom teaching and coaching experience.
“Following a national search, I am excited that we are filling this position with someone as qualified as Tiffany. She not only has the professional experience needed to manage Baylor’s fundraising and related advancement initiatives, but she also brings important insights into our school and alumni community as a Baylor alumna,” said Baylor’s Head of School Chris Angel ’89.
Tiffany has served as Ensworth School’s Director of Marketing and Communications since 2015, where she oversees internal and external communications to ensure consistency of branding and messaging. Prior to that she was the Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Relations and Assistant Director of Development for ten years, growing the annual fund from $650,000 to $1.2 million and increasing parent participation from 67 percent to 80 percent. She was also a member of the leadership team for a successful $40 million capital campaign. Before joining the advancement office at Ensworth, Tiffany was the Director of Alumni Relations and Publications at Davidson Academy where she also taught Latin and coached lacrosse and soccer teams at the middle school and high school levels.
Tiffany received her BA in communications and business from Vanderbilt University.
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About Baylor School
Since its founding in 1893, Baylor School has combined a strong academic tradition with a commitment to innovation. Located in Chattanooga, TN, the school is one of the nation’s premier coeducational college preparatory schools for day students (grades 6-12) and boarding students (grades 9-12). The School sits atop a 690 acre campus overlooking the Tennessee River gorge and enrolls 1070 students. These students are served by Baylor’s 148-member faculty, more than 70% of whom hold advanced degrees, including nearly 40 adults who live on campus and serve as dorm parents.