Scotty Mann has been appointed Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations at Vanderbilt Law School.
Mann will lead the law school’s fundraising and stewardship activities and develop philanthropic and volunteer support for its educational mission. His appointment was announced by Chris Guthrie, Dean of Vanderbilt Law School, and Jen Howe, Associate Vice Chancellor for University Advancement.
Mann previously served for three years as director of development at the University of Georgia School of Law. Before joining Georgia Law’s development staff, Mann was director of development at the University of Minnesota Law School. He began his development career as assistant director of development at the University of Chicago School of Law, where he earned his J.D. in 2000. Mann practiced law as an associate with Hughes & Luce in Dallas, Texas, before joining the Chicago Law development staff. He earned his undergraduate degree in biology and English at Southern Methodist University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
“I am extremely pleased to announce that Scotty Mann will lead our Alumni Relations and Development organization,” Dean Guthrie said. “He has extensive experience in law school development and alumni relations, and I look forward to working with him and with members of our Board of Advisors to develop and implement fundraising strategies and continue to build and maintain our alumni relations program.”
“Scotty Mann will provide excellent leadership and direction to the law school’s Alumni Relations and Development organization,” Associate Vice Chancellor Howe said. “We look forward to the contributions he will make to an already strong program at one of the country’s best law schools.”
Mann joined the law school’s staff January 2.