A graduate of Jefferson High School, Beavers has a deep passion for the work Warner Pacific is doing through its Christ-centered mission in Portland, Oregon. Her experience in fundraising and her strong commitment to the work of providing educational opportunities for students who have been historically under-served by higher education makes her an excellent fit for this vital role at Warner Pacific.
As the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and External Relations, Robin Beavers will provide leadership and oversight to fundraising; institutional relations; alumni, church, and parent relations; and external relations. As a member of the Executive Cabinet, the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and External Relations participates in setting broad organizational goals, objectives, and policies for Warner Pacific while cultivating a culture of philanthropy on the campus and throughout the community.
Beavers most recently worked at Self Enhancement, Inc. (SEI) as the Director of Development, where her duties included developing and managing the fundraising plan; hiring, training, and supervising development team staff; serving on the executive leadership team; developing and maintaining relationships with donors and board members; and overseeing events and managing the agency brand.
Robin previously served as the Assistant Director of Diversity Recruitment for Portland State University (PSU). Prior to her work at PSU, Robin worked for several years as the Post High School Manager for SEI.
Robins holds a B.S. in Business Management and Communication from Concordia University, and a M.S. in Education, Policy, Foundation and Administration from Portland State University. She is member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and is currently pursuing her doctoral degree.