Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Kathleen O'Malley

Kathleen O'Malley


Kathleen O’Malley began her role as Associate VP for Institutional Advancement on September first. As the AVP, she provides leadership, direction, and coordination for the comprehensive annual fundraising program and manages capital, major and endowment campaigns for the College. She supervises development communications, coordinates development-related special events and oversees the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors.

O’Malley was formerly with Roanoke College where she facilitated efforts to inform, engage, and acknowledge college benefactors. She managed development and campaign communications and implemented strategies in support of fundraising.

Before her 13-year tenure at Roanoke College, O’Malley worked as the vice president for a non-profit women’s healthcare agency and as an account executive in an advertising agency. She attended Indiana University-Purdue University and Virginia Western Community College and brings to Ferrum over 30 years of marketing and communications experience along with messaging, annual giving, campaign, alumni programs, special events, volunteer management and staff development skills.

Kathleen can be contacted at:
(540) 365-6940
Komalley@ferrum.edu