Deanna Sims, Assistant Vice President for University Advancement
UT Tyler University Advancement
As Assistant Vice-President, Deanna Sims assists in supervising the overall development activities for the University. She has been active in East Texas fundraising for over 25 years; a member of UT Tyler's advancement team since 2001 plus an additional 8 years in volunteer fundraising.
Deanna has served on the Board of the East Texas Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, where she is a member. She gives her volunteer time to the boards of the Kyle Lake Foundation, the Sustaining Advisory Board of the Junior League of Tyler where she served as President in 2000, the Boys & Girls Club of East Texas, TISD PTA, as well as the Leadership Council of the First Baptist Church of Tyler. Deanna is also a member of Leadership Tyler Class XIV and the Baylor Women's Council of Tyler.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business, with a Concentration in Marketing, from Baylor University.
Deanna can be reached at 903.566.7256 or firstname.lastname@example.org