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Almaroad named NSCC's director of advancement

Bob Carpenter, Community Contributor • May 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

BLOUNTVILLE — Northeast State Community College has selected Megan Almaroad as its director of Advancement Operations effective May 11.

Almaroad will oversee the Northeast Foundation and the planning, coordination, and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program. These duties include annual giving, special events, capital campaigns, major gifts, planned giving and community relations.

She is also charged with cultivating relationships among the college, the foundation and the community to build, sustain, and support Advancement Office activities.

Almaroad, formerly the coordinator of Advancement Operations, has worked at NSCC in several capacities, including secretary for the office of the president, executive secretary for Institutional Advancement, coordinator for Foundation Financial Affairs, and financial management analyst for the college. Almaroad also served as an executive assistant for the TriSummit Bank president and chief financial officer.

Almaroad brings considerable experience to the position, having assisted with the foundation’s $14 million endowment as well as day-to-day operations of the office. She has also managed expenditures for a $15 million grant from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Workforce Development.

“Megan has more than 18 years of foundation and finance experience and has built incredible relationships with foundation board members and community members,” NSCC President Bethany Bullock said. “Her competence, integrity, and professionalism are a gift to the college and the foundation.”

Almaroad holds a bachelor’s of business administration from King University, and she is an NSCC alumna with an associate’s in business management and a certificate in accounting.

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