Belmont University has appointed Willie Young to the position of Director of Major Gifts for University Advancement. Young will be responsible for coordinating the growth of major gifts to Belmont and helping coach and advise its gift staff. He will also continue as Director of Development for the College of Business Administration, a position Young has held since 2008.
Prior to working at Belmont, Young was founder and president of a Nashville-based marketing and fundraising firm with clients including Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, First American Bank and the Sony Corp. He also served as a Director of Major Gifts at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. In addition to his fundraising work, Young worked as a composer-lyricist in the music business in Nashville and the theatrical business in New York.