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Carson Raymond

Director of Major Gifts

Carson has served as director of major gifts since 2019. He holds a B.A. in Spanish and Leadership Studies from the University of Richmond and an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Mercer University. Carson’s previous roles at Darlington, from 2010-2012, included teaching Upper School Spanish, coaching soccer, and working with the residential program. Prior to his return to campus, he served on the development and alumni relations team at Oglethorpe University. Carson and his wife, Coleman, reside in Roswell, Ga., and are the parents of Chapman.

College Education
B.A. University of Richmond
M.Ed. Mercer University

Podcast Episode 26: A Look Into Darlington Connects

September 30, 2021
Welcome to Episode 26 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode, guest host Bob Berry ('64) chats with members of the advancement team Julie Lucas ('97), Carson Raymond, and Becca Wood, about the Darlington Connects program.

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Podcast Episode 21: A Chat with Robert Hortman ('99, LD '18) and Ben Bagley ('00, LD '20)

August 19, 2021
In this Darlington Connects episode of The Darlington Podcast, Carson Raymond, director of major gifts, catches up with Robert Hortman ('99, LD '18) and Ben Bagley ('00, LD '20) who both work as pilots for FedEx Express.

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Podcast Episode 16: A Chat with Katy Allan ('00)

July 15, 2021
Welcome to Episode 16 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode we catch up with Katy Allan ('00), a content creator and founder of "Savoring the Flavoring" - a food blog and Instagram account where Katy shares family recipes and other great content connected to the kitchen and parenthood. 

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Podcast Episode 8: A Chat with Mike Jones ('04, LD '16)

May 20, 2021
Welcome to Episode 8 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode, Carson Raymond, director of major gifts, catches up with Mike Jones ('04, LD '16), a creative executive recruiter for Netflix Original Films.

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Leave Your Legacy

Advancement | Carson Raymond, January 25, 2021
Join the J. Daniel Hanks Sr. '27 Heritage Society with a planned gift to Darlington, and leave your mark on our community for generations to come.

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Service, Ingenuity, and Darlington Connections

Curriculum Connections | Carson Raymond, April 16, 2020
Throughout the past few weeks, multiple articles in local and regional media outlets have highlighted the current work of Heritage Sleep Concepts (HSC). HSC, a mattress manufacturing company located in Armuchee, has ties to Darlington.

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A Century of Tiger Pride

Curriculum Connections | Carson Raymond, February 11, 2020
Reflection from a recent legacy alumni visit.

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Alumni Visits in South Carolina

September 17, 2019
Carson Raymond, director of major gifts, recently hit the road to visit Darlington alumni in South Carolina.

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Traveling Tiger: Virginia & Washington D.C.

Alumni | Carson Raymond, June 25, 2019
During a week of travels in Virginia and Washington D.C., I had the pleasure of connecting with a variety of Darlington alums.

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Raymond joins advancement staff

January 10, 2019
Carson Raymond has returned to the Darlington Community to serve as director of major gifts in the Advancement Office. In this role, he will manage relationships with donors and oversee the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gifts.

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