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Burnie Atterbury

Vice President, University Development and Alumni Relations


Phone: 209.946.2967

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Burnie Atterbury, joined Pacific in 2012 as the Vice President of University Development and Alumni Relations. Prior to coming to Pacific, he served as the Associate Vice President for Development at the University of San Francisco. Atterbury was responsible for major and planned giving, research and stewardship. In 2011-12, he also served as Interim Vice President for Development. In that capacity he presided over dramatic improvements in major giving and annual giving. He oversaw a staff of 40 responsible for principal and major gifts, planned gifts, annual giving, corporate and foundation relations, alumni relations, advancement services and events. Atterbury has served in a variety of senior fundraising roles at USF since 2003, including Assistant Dean for Law Development and Senior Director of Major Gifts.   

Atterbury will oversee a similar portfolio of advancement functions at Pacific, including major gifts, planned giving, the Pacific Fund, corporation/foundation relations, the Pacific Alumni Association and advancement services. He will work closely with fundraising officers and the leadership in Pacific's eight schools, the College and Intercollegiate Athletics.Prior to joining USF, Atterbury held positions in business development, marketing and sales with SBC. He holds a bachelor's degree in history from California State University, Northridge.