Executive Director of Advancement
Donnie grew up in Dallas and joined DTS as the Director of Advancement in July 2012. Serving now as the Executive Director of Advancement, he leads the gift officer team for the seminary. Donnie has twenty-five years of leadership experience as a development and fundraising professional. He has led the development efforts for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in both Dallas and Fort Worth and served as Western Regional Director of Development for Washington D.C.-based Family Research Council (FRC) during Gary Bauer’s leadership of FRC. A graduate of the University of Texas, Donnie was a football coach for five years and also worked in the corporate and commercial real estate business for seven years. In 2009, he published a book entitled Tom Landry—Man of Character with DTS graduate and board member Ken Horton.