Tamara N. Jones (B.A.’04/A) joined VCU Alumni in June 2014 as director of membership & business development. Jones has more than 10 years of experience in national and international resource development, public relations and community engagement, resulting in more than $15 million in collective annual giving over the past 10 years. More recently, she served as annual giving manager for an international community impact organization where she managed the workplace giving program for 250+ companies. Jones has worked one-on-one with a plethora of celebrities, actresses, dignitaries and ambassadors in the U.S, Canada and Cairo, Egypt. Jones graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Merchandising in 2004.