Allison Mays

Senior Advancement Officer E&H Advancement Office

Allison Mays serves as Senior Advancement Officer for Major Gifts and Planned Giving, bringing more than twenty years of fundraising and planned giving experience to the role.

Emory & Henry is a family tradition for Allison – sixteen family members have attended Emory & Henry, dating back to her grandfather’s generation. Working at Emory & Henry is like coming home for Allison, and you may very well have a classmate who is her mom, dad, uncle, aunt, cousin or sibling!

Allison’s professional experience will serve her well in this position as it includes financial, investment and estate planning along with almost every aspect of fundraising.  If you would like to remember Emory & Henry in your planned giving or make a major gift to the college, she will provide the guidance and advice needed to help meet your request.

Allison is a recognized community leader at the local, state and national level, having served in the following capacities:

Washington County Board of Supervisors
Emory & Henry College Alumni Association 
Washington County Chamber of Commerce 
Lead Virginia
Jessie Ball du Pont Fund Leadership Institute

Please be sure to stop by and say hello to Allison in the J. Stewart French House the next time you are on campus!


Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia

B.A., Sociology

  • Allison Mays, E&H Class of 1995