Development Team
We welcome your thoughts and questions. If you would like more information about investing in Tidewater Community College, please contact us:

Mailing Address:
Tidewater Community College Educational Foundation
121 College Place, Suite 622
Norfolk, VA 23510
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Phone: (757) 822-1080

Fax:     (757) 822-1975

Click on a member of our team to learn more:

Lauren Carson - Administrative and Program Specialist

Alesia Davenport - Executive Director of the Tidewater Community College Educational Foundation and Director of Development

Abigayle Hacker - Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Donna Henderson - Events and Stewardship Coordinator

Ariel Hogue - Database Specialist

John Mogk - Associate Director of Development - Annual Giving

Alexandra Rice - Development Officer, Norfolk and Virginia Beach Campuses

Jennifer Schuette - Gift Processor

Sheri Watts - Office Manager

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   

 

 

 

Alesia Davenport - Executive Director of the Tidewater Community College Educational Foundation and Director of Development

Alesia Davenport joins TCC with over 20 years experience in advancement.  She received her Master’s Degree in Philanthropy and Development from St. Mary’s of Minnesota, and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro.   She is a Certified Financial Planner and recently completed the Certified Estate Planner designation. 

Her experience in higher education includes leading the Planned Giving Program at Auburn University and the development efforts at the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center at Vanderbilt University. She spent four years living in Lugano, Switzerland where she was the Vice President for Advancement for Franklin College.   She has also worked extensively in the healthcare industry with Bristol Myers as a pharmaceutical representative and the American Heart Association where she was charged with building a planned and major gifts program.    Alesia comes to TCC from Medford, Oregon where she served as foundation director for a continuous care retirement community.

She enjoys international travel, photography, hiking, skiing, and spending time with her Italian Greyhound Ellie.  

Learn more about Alesia on the TCC News Page.

Alesia Davenport
Executive Director of the Tidewater Community College Educational Foundation and Director of Development
(757) 822-1622
adavenport@tcc.edu

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Lauren Carson - Administrative and Program Specialist

Lauren comes to TCC with three years of administrative assistant experience from Old Dominion University. While working for Old Dominion University she provided support for administrative and faculty/staff members of the Office of Computing and Communications Services Classroom Central. During this time she aided in the construction of the Perry Library Learning Commons.

Lauren has studied English education at Old Dominion University in pursuit of teaching secondary education. She originally hails from Pittsylvania County Virginia, and currently resides in Newport News.

Lauren Carson
Administrative and Project Specialist
(757) 822-1088
lcarson@tcc.edu

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Communications Specialist
(757) 822-1080
foundation@tcc.edu

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Abigayle Hacker- Associate Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

Abbie joins TCC with over four years of development experience in annual giving at Eastern Virginia Medical School and major gifts at Operation Smile. She has experience in program growth, developing comprehensive direct mail campaigns, coordinating volunteer fundraiser activities and solicitations, building a culture of philanthropy through employee giving, student fundraising, planning and executing events and more. She is is a member of AFP, CASE and the Portsmouth Service League. A Hampton Roads native, she currently resides in Norfolk with her husband.

Abbie received a Bachelor of Arts in Merchandising Management and Business Leadership from Virginia Tech in 2009. She is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree at Old Dominion University and plans to graduate in December 2015.

Abigayle Hacker
Development Officer
(757) 822-1082
ahacker@tcc.edu

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Database Specialist
(757) 822-1080
foundation@tcc.edu

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Donna Henderson - Events and Stewardship

With over 25 years experience in events management and planning, Donna has worked on a wide range of corporate events and fundraisers in Washington, DC, across the country, and around the world. These events ranged from intimate gatherings to gala dinners in exclusive settings and has hosted U.S. Presidents, Senators, Congressmen, Governors, foreign diplomats, top corporate CEO’s, celebrities, and major donors in many cities. Donna and her husband reside in Norfolk.

Donna Henderson
Events and Stewardship
(757) 822-1898
dhenderson@tcc.edu

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Ariel Hogue - Database Specialist

Prior to joining TCC, Ariel worked as a Senior Data Specialist at Harris Connect in Chesapeake, Virginia. He graduated from Norfolk State University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - Information Systems. Ariel is a native of Bronx, New York and currently resides in Suffolk, Virginia where he serves as the Treasurer for Remington Park Owners Association.

Ariel Hogue
Database Specialist
(757) 822-1080
ahogue@tcc.edu

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    John Mogk - Associate Director of Annual Giving

John brings over 20 years of experience in higher education and tourism to TCC. As the Director of annual giving, alumni affairs and student life programs, he provided growth, increased engagement and innovation to his college communities. John also has enjoyed a broad range of life experiences including working in Europe and Asia, serving in the U.S. Naval Reserves and appearing as a presenter on the Travel Channel.

John Mogk
Associate Director of Annual Giving
(757) 822-1642
jmogk@tcc.edu

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Alexandra Rice - Development Officer, Norfolk and Virginia Beach Campuses

Allie comes to TCC with two years of fundraising experience with annual giving, leadership giving, benchmarking, and strategic planning with the YWCA South Hampton Roads. As Development Associate and Event and Communications Manager, she was responsible for the growth of the annual giving program, corporate stewardship and the coordination of large fundraising events. Additionally, she was instrumental in the implementation of a social network philanthropy program and revitalizing the employee giving campaign.

An alumna of Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Allie moved to Norfolk in 2010 to pursue a master’s degree in International Studies at Old Dominion University.

Alexandra Rice
Development Officer, Norfolk and Virginia Beach Campuses
(757) 822-1647
arice@tcc.edu

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Jennifer Schuette - Gift Processor

A current business management major at TCC and a Phi Theta Kappa member, Jennifer has been a member of the Development team since December 2012.  Bringing her energy and enthusiasm for TCC, Jennifer promotes teamwork and problem solving while helping donors make their gifts through the TCC Educational Foundation.  She supports a variety of administrative projects and works closely with the Foundation’s administrative team.  Jennifer’s talents include organizational and interpersonal communication, customer service, relationship building and more.  She is a Virginia Beach resident with strong ties to both Virginia Beach and Norfolk.

Jennifer Schuette
Gift Processor
(757) 822-1572
jschuette@tcc.edu

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Sheri Watts - Office Manager

After attending TCC, Sheri earned her Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Marketing and Management from Norfolk State University, with honors. Sheri has previously served in the development arena at Norfolk State University for over 25 years. During her time there she spent 16 years with the finance department, and 2 years as a member of the support team for the President of the University. Sheri also worked with Norfolk State University Advancement where she helped administer a major gifts campaign as well as several fundraising and community initiatives.

Sheri Watts
Office Manager
(757) 822-1079
swatts@tcc.edu

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    If you have general questions about the college, your student records, or other questions, please contact the TCC Information Center: 757-822-1122 or TCCinfo@tcc.edu