Vice President for Development and External Affairs

Smith

Dave Smith, '79
Vice President for Development and External Affairs

Education

B.A. Siena College

Biography

Dave Smith oversees all development areas (major gifts, planned giving, annual fund and alumni relations) for the purpose of research, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of all College constituents.  

Smith, a 1979 graduate of Siena, has had a 28-year career with the College, dating back to 1981 when he was hired as the director of Alumni Relations. He later accepted various positions within the Development Office. As a development officer, he has been instrumental in advancing Siena’s fund-raising efforts through two capital campaigns and numerous capital building projects.