Lara M. S. Overy
Lara M. S. Overy is the Director of Development, leading the TCC Development team in securing private, corporate and foundation funding. She also coordinates the fundraising efforts of the Educational Foundation and represents the interests of both the college and the foundation to current and potential donors.
Before TCC, Overy worked as Lead Annual Giving Officer at the College of William and Mary, where she was instrumental in achieving the collegeís annual solicitation goals. She was also William and Maryís Reunion Gift Officer, where she transformed the existing Senior Class Gift Program from a short term pledge campaign to a program geared toward actual gifts and participation.
Overy chairs fundraising the Virginia Symphony Society of Greater Williamsburg. She also sits on the board of the Virginia Symphony Society of Greater Williamsburg, and is a board member for Inclusion, Inc., a nonprofit group benefiting children in the Williamsburg area. For eight years Lara has served as the Troop Leader for Girl Scout Troop 1377, which she founded.
Overy earned her bachelorís degree from The College of William and Mary, where she was a recipient of the Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Award for Public Service. Prior to that, she graduated magna cum laude from Thomas Nelson Community College.