Thomas Kosempa Director of Major Gifts
...Thomas Kosempa, Director of Major GiftsTom Kosempa is the Director of Major Gifts for the Fuqua School of Business.A native of Durham, NC, he joined Fuqua in 2002 and has worked at Duke University since 1993.Tom oversees the major gift fund-raising operation for Fuqua, a school that recently completed a seven-year campaign at $92 million.He
has been instrumental in the concept, development, and fund-raising for the newly formed Fuqua/Coach K Center of Leadership and Ethics
, an initiative that has already secured $8.2 million in support.Tom began his Duke career as the Associate Director of Sports Information, serving six years as a primary public relations contact for the nationally known Duke basketball program as well as several other sports teams.He left athletics in 1999 to join the development office as assistant director at Duke School of Law where for three years he was an integral part of a $60 million fund-raising campaign.A 1991 graduate of Elon College in North Carolina, Tom worked in sports information at the University of Florida, public relations for the Atlanta Falcons professional football franchise, and at Moore Marketing in Durham prior to joining Duke.
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