As the Associate Director of Young Alumni Engagement where Chatise will coordinate and execute AR’s efforts to strategically and collaboratively engage young alumni in meaningful ways across the division and University.
Since 2018, Chatise Smith has served as an Annual Giving Officer at the University of Georgia where she excelled as an annual giving strategist championing young alumni fundraising and acknowledgments, direct mail and email solicitations, recurring gifts, matching gifts, and corporate engagement. She is passionate about developing efficient fundraising strategies to ultimately serve students in need.
Prior to becoming a member of the Bulldog family, she graduated with her master’s degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in Nonprofit Administration from Georgia Southern University. A proud double eagle, she earned her undergraduate degree in Public Relations with a minor in Marketing in 2016.
A true public servant, she lives by the motto: “Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” –Desmond Tutu. She is excited to engage Georgia alumni and continue to serve students in need by creating an advocate of every single graduate!