Lilley joins Bridgewater College as director of institutional advancement
Lilley, who comes to Bridgewater with an extensive background in development and fundraising, will begin in early March. He comes to BC from Bridgewater Retirement Community, where he serves as vice president for development.
“We are pleased to have someone of Todd Lilley’s caliber join us in our development efforts for the college,” said interim BC president Roy Ferguson. “His work in the local community and experience in fundraising will serve him well as he works with the college’s many donors.”
As director of institutional advancement, Lilley will oversee planning, coordination and implementation of the college’s fundraising programs and alumni activities.
Lilley earned his bachelor’s degree in management and organizational development from Eastern Mennonite University and his master’s degree in religion and leadership from Liberty University. He is currently a doctoral candidate in organizational leadership at Shenandoah University.
Prior to joining Bridgewater Retirement Community, Lilley served as associate director of development and community relations at Eastern Mennonite University. He was also a development officer for the Rockingham Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Lilley is senior pastor at Mount Olivet Church in Mt. Solon, Va. He is a member of the Harrisonburg Rotary Club and Shenandoah Chapter of the Association of Fund Raising Professionals.
Bridgewater College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in the Central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Founded in 1880, it was the state’s first private, coeducational college. Today, Bridgewater College is home to approximately 1,750 undergraduate students.