Christopher R. Vaughan was appointed as the new Vice President for University Advancement, bringing a well-rounded background in philanthropy as well as deep connections in the Greater Baltimore community. He joined Stevenson on Jan. 29, 2018.
“I am excited to be here at Stevenson and am looking forward to working with our alumni, donors, and colleagues across campus to advance our mission. The Stevenson community feels like a family, and it is a privilege and pleasure to be here,” says Vaughan.
A native of Baltimore, Vaughan served as the Division Director for Development at Associated Catholic Charities for four years. In this role, he oversaw major and lead gifts, annual giving, program giving, planned giving, grants, development events, and donor services. During his tenure, the agency saw significant increases in annual and program giving support, planned gifts, donor retention, and new donor acquisition.
Prior to joining Catholic Charities, Vaughan served in advancement for Loyola University Maryland, his alma mater, for 11 years. His roles included Director of Annual Giving, Director of Planned Giving, and Special Assistant to the Vice President for Development and College Relations. He began his career at Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown, the oldest investment banking firm in the United States, where he was an analyst in the Margin Group, managing investment margin accounts for several branch offices across the country.
A graduate of Calvert Hall, Vaughan earned both his bachelor’s degree and Master of Business Administration from Loyola.