Director of Development
Geovanny Ragsdale oversees the development initiatives for Southern Adventist University where she works with current and prospective business partners and constituents. Prior to joining Southern, Geovanny served as regional vice-president of Latin American for SIFE (Students In Free Enterprise) where she worked with various corporate partners in the development and implementation of new national programs. A native of Southern California, Geovanny is fluent in Spanish and French. She graduated from La Sierra University with a B.S. in Business Administration and earned her Masters in International Business Management from EAE Business School in Barcelona, Spain.
Corporate Relations Intern
Shana is currently a senior at Southern Adventist University, studying nonprofit administration and mathematics. From Coral Springs, Florida, she is looking forward to working in a teaching role.
Grant Research Assistant
Lauren is currently a senior at Southern Adventist University, studying nonprofit administration. Native Canadian from Taranto, Ontario, she is looking forward to working in a fundraising role.
Corporate and Foundation Relations on Campus The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations in University Development works with fundraising staff, deans, faculty, and program directors throughout the campus.