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Julie Lucas (’97)

Chief Advancement Officer
(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.


Vicki Vincent

Director of Alumni Relations, Advancement
(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).


Julia Douglas (’07)

Annual Fund Director

(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.


Cindy Gordon

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

Cindy Gordon joined the Advancement Office in 2007 as Executive Assistant to the Chief Advancement Officer and was named the Strategic Initiatives Coordinator in 2016. A graduate of Georgia Northwestern College, she has more than 30 years of experience as a corporate executive assistant in the medical, insurance and education fields. Prior to her work at Darlington, she served as the Executive Assistant to the Chief Operations Officer at American Insurance Marketing Corporation, and the Executive Assistant to the Director of Risk Management at Harbin Clinic, LLC. Previously she served as secretary of the Georgia Association for Gifted Children and is a member of the Model High School Baseball Booster Club. She and her husband, Kerry, live in Rome with their sons, Matt and Tyler.


Debbie Greeson (’72)

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


Joe Montgomery

Assistant Head of School for Strategic Initiatives
(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).


Becca Wood

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

(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 ('25) and Ty ('27).






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