Scott Troutman Joins Poole College as New Director of Development
Tuesday, Sep 04, 2012
The North Carolina State University Poole College of Management announces the appointment of Scott Troutman as the college’s new director of development, responsible for major gifts and external relations.
Troutman brings more than 18 years of experience and progressive responsibility in higher education advancement, sales and marketing, and management consulting to his new role. He most recently was director of development for academic programs and executive director the Alumni and Friends Society at NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, positions he has held since June 2004.
Before joining NC State’s development team, Troutman held consulting, business development and project management roles with Arthur Andersen Business Consulting and several chemical and pharmaceutical industry firms. He received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from NC State’s College of Engineering 1989, and his MBA from the University of Georgia at Athens in 1996.
Active Wolfpack Alumnus now part of the Poolepack
Troutman has been an active NC State alumnus, serving as a volunteer representative and district chair for the NC State Wolfpack Club in Georgia, and president of the Atlanta NC State Alumni Club from 1998 to 2004.
He has received numerous honors for his alumni involvement, including the 2000 J.W. Abernathy Award for exemplary volunteer services and a Top 10 Out-of-State Volunteer Fund-Raiser award from 2000 to 2003 from the Wolfpack Club, and the 2003 NC State Alumni Association Young Alumnus of the Year award. He has served on the NC State Alumni Association’s Campaign for Excellence, is a life member of the NC State Alumni Association and a member of the NC State Chancellor’s Circle Donor.
Troutman will be working with Anya Reid, Poole College’s executive director of development and external relations, and Vicki Rennecker-Nakayoshi, director of alumni relations and special events.
“We are very pleased to have Scott join our development team. He will play a central role in creating an extensive program of engagement between the college and our external constituents – our alumni, friends or corporate partners – in order to drive private philanthropic support for our academic priorities,” said Dr. Ira R. Weiss, dean of the NC State Poole College of Management.