Blake Lawson joined Lincoln Memorial University in September 2021 as the Assistant Director of Development, Health Sciences Division in the Office of University Advancement. Lawson leads development for the College of Dental Medicine and raises awareness for LMU health science programs in his role. Primarily, he focuses on creating opportunities to build revenue through partnerships, donations, student scholarship opportunities, and other fundraising efforts.
Lawson brings experience working in higher education and has participated in various philanthropic efforts before joining LMU. Lawson received his MBA and Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Entrepreneurship from the University of Tennessee where he served as both a graduate teaching assistant and as the vice president of philanthropy for the Tennessee Organization of MBAs (TOMBA). Before joining LMU, Lawson served as the assistant director of annual fund marketing with Vanderbilt University. Furthermore, Lawson currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Valley Coalition for the Homeless (TVCH). In his free time, Lawson enjoys exercising and has operated commercially and independently as a personal fitness trainer.
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