Darrell Loyless is a Project Director with over 33 years of experience. Dr. Darrell Loyless brings to the charitable sector a seasoned perspective on gift planning, fundraising, Board development and philanthropy. At the Texas Methodist Foundation, Darrell served as the Vice President of Advancement. Prior to that he served as the Vice President for Development and External Affairs at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana. He managed Rose-Hulman’s Vision to be the Best campaign, which exceeded $100 million goal. Darrell was also responsible for launching the second phase of the program, which neared it’s $200 million target at the time of his move to the Foundation. Before beginning his career in advancement work, he was a professor of government and history.
In 1994, Loyless was honored as the Outstanding Fundraising Executive by the National Society of Fund Raising Executives and has held the designation of Certified Fund Raising Executive since 1982. He also received the designation of Certified Gift Planning Associate in 2011. He served on the National Board of Trustees of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) as well as Chair of CASE Region IV, Dr. Loyless received a Ph.D. in Government from the American University in Washington, D.C. after completing his master’s degree at Texas A&M University at Commerce and his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin.