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We appreciate your interest in Darlington School. Please contact any member of our staff with questions you may have.

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Julie Lucas (’97)

Chief Advancement Officer
jlucas@darlingtonschool.org
(706) 802-4390
(800) 368-4437, ext. 390

Julie (’97) joined Darlington's Advancement Office in 2007 and was named chief advancement officer in 2016. As such, she oversees development, alumni relations and admissions. Previously, she has served as director of development, director of giving programs and campaign director for Darlington's Second Century Campaign. Julie holds a B.A. in Communication from Loyola University New Orleans. She and her husband, Sam (’97 LD '13), have two children, Wilson ('28) and Hudson.

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Vicki Vincent

Director of Alumni Relations, Advancement
vvincent@darlingtonschool.org
(706) 236-0408
(800) 368-4437, ext. 408

Vicki first joined the Advancement Office in 1995. Since then, she has held a variety of different roles including class agent officer and director of alumni relations. She is responsible for the development and management of alumni programs for Darlington, including the Alumni Council, the Class Agent Program and special events like Alumni Weekend. She and her husband, Jim, are the parents of alumni Dottie (’07) and Abby (’09) and Jamie (’10).

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Julia Douglas (’07)

Annual Fund Director
JDouglas@darlingtonschool.org

(800) 368-4437, ext.

Julia returned to her alma mater to serve as director of annual giving in 2015. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Georgia. Prior to her work in Darlington's Advancement Office, Julia was an intern here and also spent two years as an annual giving officer at the University of Georgia School of Law. She had additional internships in Zoo Atlanta's Advancement Office and in Congressman Paul C. Broun's District Office. In college, Julia volunteered as a student telefundraiser and was named a Consistent Top 5 Caller for raising over $50,000 per year.

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Cindy Gordon

Strategic Initiatives Coordinator, Advancement
CGordon@darlingtonschool.org
(706) 236-0401
(800) 368-4437, ext. 401

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Debbie Greeson (’72)

Development Services Officer, Advancement Office
dgreeson@darlingtonschool.org
(706) 802-4373
(800) 368-4437, ext. 373

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Barton Lowrey (’05)

Major Gifts Officer, Advancement
blowrey@darlingtonschool.org

(800) 368-4437, ext.

Barton Lowrey ('05, LD '14) serves as the major gifts officer in the Advancement Office. In this role, he manages the relationships with donors and oversees the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gifts. Lowrey holds a B.B.A. in Real Estate and a B.S.Ed. in Sport Management from the University of Georgia. In college, he also studied abroad in England and New Zealand. He is a graduate of Leadership Darlington, L.E.A.D. Athens and the Georgia Academy for Economic Development. Before returning to his alma mater, Lowrey spent four years working as a field representative and constituent services representative in the Office of U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson. He also has experience in fundraising and sales. He and his wife, Betsy, live in Atlanta.

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Joe Montgomery

Assistant Head of School for Strategic Initiatives
jmontgomery@darlingtonschool.org
(706) 236-0480
(800) 368-4437, ext. 480

Joe was named assistant head of school for strategic initiatives after serving as Darlington's chief advancement officer since 2004. He has over three decades of experience in banking and in fundraising for private educational institutions. He holds a B.A. from Stetson University and has completed additional studies at Harvard University’s Institute of Educational Management in the Graduate School of Education and the University of Oklahoma’s ABA School of Banking and Williamsburg Development Institute. Joe and his wife, Rebekah (’78), are the parents of Anne (Montgomery ’05) Parker, Mary Beth (’08) and Hannah (’10).

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Anne Paige Wilson

Director of Stewardship and Strategic Relations, Advancement
APWilson@darlingtonschool.org
(706) 236-0472
(800) 368-4437, ext. 472

Anne Paige Wilson joined the Advancement Office in 2005 as director of marketing and took on her current role as director of stewardship in 2011. She holds a B.A. in Communication from Berry College and has more than 15 years of experience in marketing and public relations. Prior to her work at Darlington, she was the event coordinator for Redmond Regional Medical Center. She is a 2009 graduate of Leadership Georgia, served on the board of directors for RACA, the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce, Junior Service, and the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau. She currently serves as president NWGA Boys and Girls Clubs. She and her husband, Scott, have three children, Oren (’12), Gracen (’16) and Nolan (’18).

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Becca Wood

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
rwood@darlingtonschool.org

(800) 368-4437, ext.

Becca was named assistant director of alumni relations in 2016 after spending the previous year as advancement administrative assistant. She holds a B.S. in Sports Management from Kennesaw State University. Prior to her work at Darlington, Becca was program coordinator for Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority, where she directed a race series among other initiatives. Additionally, she was responsible for securing sponsorships and developing relationships in the community. Becca and her husband, Tyler, are the parents of Emi Grace ('26) and Ty ('28).

      

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