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Glenn Pittsford '72
Certified Gift Planning Associate (CGPA)
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)
Glenn has been a gift planner since 1991. He oversees the Office of Gift Planning and serves planned giving donors in Austin, the Hill Country, and the western United States.
"One of the greatest benefits of a career in gift planning is the opportunity to serve wonderful donors. In so doing, we are able to develop life-long relationships with fine people, and it allows us to have opportunities to thank them over many years for their planned legacy gifts. It's the generosity and depth of commitment of Aggies that continues to amaze me."
Amy Bacon '91
Amy serves Aggies and friends of Texas A&M in the greater Houston area and Southeast Texas, as well as the southeastern United States. She graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in History and has had a professional career that has included medical and higher education fundraising, along with being a published historian. Amy and her husband, Robert '91, have a daughter, Ellie, Class of 2021.
She joined the Foundation in November 2016 and is privileged to serve Texas A&M in this capacity. "I find such joy in building lasting relationships with donors and helping them with their plans for the future. To assist them along the way as they establish a gift legacy that can benefit themselves, their loved ones, and Texas A&M University is truly an honor."
Mark Browning '88
Mark serves Aggies in South Texas as well as the upper Midwestern United States. He graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Finance, and worked for over twenty years in trust banking prior to joining the Foundation. He holds the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (C.T.F.A.) designation. Mark is married to Nancy Hoover Browning '90 and has three children-Kendall, Andrew and Whitney.
He believes people should be good stewards of the assets they control during their lifetime and likes his role of assisting Aggies and friends of Texas A&M in achieving this goal. "The most rewarding part of my role as a planned giving officer is utilizing my experience and skills to help individuals plan in ways that benefit them, their loved ones, and Texas A&M."
Thadd Hargett '99
Thadd serves donors from the College of Engineering. He has been with the Office of Gift Planning since 2016 and with the Foundation since 2012. Prior to joining the team at the Foundation, he spent 7 years at The Association of Former Students. Thadd and his wife, Alisyn '00 have two sons.
"I enjoy working with and getting to know donors and their stories. Being able to assist donors in decisions that impact their families, Texas A&M and Texas Aggies is a very rewarding and very humbling job."
Brian Harrison '91
Brian serves Aggies in North and East Texas to include the cities of Dallas and Tyler as well as the Northeast United States. He graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Economics and was a pitcher for the Texas Aggie baseball team from 1989 thru 1992. Brian joined the Foundation in January of 2017.
What Brian enjoys most about gift planning is sharing the variety of options available for giving through estate gifts that allow former students to meet all of their philanthropic goals. "Planned Giving is teaming up with Former Students, their families and advisors and developing a plan that most efficiently serves them and their goal of supporting Texas A&M."
Gina Jett '79
Gina is a stewardship officer for the Office of Gift Planning.
Carrie Keller '99
Carrie performs administrative coordination to assure smooth, timely, efficient and accurate operations for the Office of Gift Planning. She researches, collects and analyzes confidential information for gift planning donor proposals and internal reports. Carrie has been with the Foundation since September 2010.
Amanda Reynolds '04
Amanda is responsible for the development of digital communications and print materials that educate and inform donors about planned giving options. She also assists with the coordination of the annual financial educational event for women, Women, Wealth & Wisdom. Amanda joined the Foundation in December 2016.
"I could not be more excited to be a member of the Gift Planning team to help inspire philanthropy that will benefit the future generations of Texas A&M."
Angela Throne '03
Angela serves Aggies in the Brazos Valley including Bosque, Brazos, Erath, Falls, Hill, McLennan, Milam, Robertson, and Somervell Counties and the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma. She has been with the Office of Gift Planning since May 2007 and the Texas A&M Foundation since February 2004.
"I enjoy being able to serve donors as they plan for the future-for themselves, their families, and Texas A&M. Being a part of such an important act in a donor's life makes me feel privileged to have the job I do."