Director of Development
Kyle brings a sixteen-year background in higher education development and communications, most recently as development director with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. Previously, he worked as director of development and communications for UNC’s Department of Allied Health Sciences at the School of Medicine from 2006 to 2015. During Gray’s tenure with UNC Allied Health Sciences the department significantly increased development activity that has resulted in tripling the AHS donor base and increasing cumulative donations over $10 million. He also served as the assistant dean for development and communications at UNC’s School of Government from 2001 to 2005, where he launched and managed the Friends of the Institute of Government Program to increase public and private financial support for the school.
Earlier in his career, Gray served as a career specialist for the Boston Private Industry Council at the Boston Latin School and as a senior program instructor for the Close-Up Foundation in Washington, DC. He holds a master's degree in public administration from UNC and a bachelor of arts in political science with a minor in urban studies from The Colorado College. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Liz, and children Hunter, Aedin, Allegra, and Harper running, biking, walking, fishing and hiking.