Director of Planned and Principal Gifts

George SealsGeorge Seals



Director of Planned and Principal Gifts George Seals joined Ferrum in August 2010. He brings with him a wealth of experience in fundraising, having managed the planned giving and principal gift programs at Roanoke College. He also organized major gift support and increased levels of endowment for scholarships and professorships. During his service at Roanoke College, Seals and his team raised in excess of $150 million dollars including completion of the record-breaking “The Difference” campaign.

George received his undergraduate degree from Roanoke College, and his Masters from the University of Virginia. Prior to his work in higher education he was an investment manager where he excelled in the areas of estate planning and life-income strategies.

In his position as Director of Planned and Principal Gifts, Seals is working to increase the endowment of the College, revitalize the Beckham Society and the Estate Planning Council as well as completing other major gift initiatives.

George can be reached at:
(540) 365-4299
gseals@ferrum.edu