Leslie Currie

Leslie Currie

Director of Development

Texas A&M Foundation

Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy
1010 W. Ave. B
Kingsville, Texas   78363

Phone: 361.221.0605
Fax: 361.221.0790

Education and Training

The University of Dallas Graduate School of Management
MBA, nonprofit management and marketing, 2006

The University of Dallas
BA, fine arts, 2004

Memberships and Certifications

  • Junior League of Corpus Christi, 2013-Present
  • Junior League of Seattle, 2011-2013
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), 2013-Present
  • CASE – Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, 2013-Present
  • AHP-Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, 2013-Present
  • Kingsville Women’s Club, 2013-Present

With seven years of experience in the nonprofit sector and an MBA in nonprofit management, Currie serves as the director for institutional advancement for the Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy in Kingsville, Texas. In addition, she supports the Rangel College of Pharmacy Alumni Association. Currie is skilled in fundraising, event planning, committee and volunteer management and corporate relations. Her previous experience includes three years as a corporate market director and two as an event coordinator with the American Heart Association. In 2012, as part of the Puget Sound Heart Walk team, she was recognized for outstanding campaign achievement, raising 30 percent over goal. Likewise, in 2006 as part of the Cotes du Coeur gala team, she was recognized for Achievement in Fundraising Support.  From 2008 to 2010 she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the South Pacific island of Fiji. As a business adviser, Currie helped women in rural Fiji design and manage small income generating projects. She also facilitated feasibility studies for small business ideas and provided basic training on accounting and budget management. During her time as a Peace Corps volunteer she secured three Rotary grants, a United Nations Development Fund grant and a grant from the United States Peace Corps.