Welcome to Advancement & Development


The Office of Advancement & Development provides leadership in the areas of Global Donor Services, Major Gifts and Planning, and Annual Giving. This office supports the University's mission through cultivating financial support, financial participation through lead generation and engagement strategies, and creating clear and compelling communication for support utilizing the latest in various forms of media.


Dr. Bruce Epps
Senior Advancement Administrator & Chief Development Officer (CDO)
Office of Advancement & Development  
email:  bepps@missional.university
phone:  803-618-1328 ext 150

 

Meet the Advancement & Development Office Staff

Dr. Bruce Epps

Dr. Bruce Epps

Chief Development Officer
Advancement Division
Focus:  Institutional Development

 

 

Theodore Van Patten

Theodore Van Patten 

Director
Global Donor Research & Database Administration
Focus:  Donor Management

 

 

Dr. Kendell Nelson

Dr. Kendell Nelson 

Director
Major Gifts and Planning
Focus:  Stewardship Funding

 

 

Lori Morrison

Lori Morrison 

Director
Annual Giving
Focus:  Campaign Management