Clay  Pruitt
Director of Philanthropy and Engagement
Advancement and Marketing
University Advancement
233 Dwight and Lucille Beeson Center

As Director of Philanthropy and Engagement, Clay’s primary responsibilities are to secure funds through the cultivation and solicitation of alumni, parents and friends to further the mission of Samford University.  Clay will engage donors through personal solicitations, stewardship and relationship building with individuals and volunteer networks.  Clay has deep family roots at Samford University and is passionate about continuing the growth of Samford to impact the lives of our students and alumni. 

Degrees and Certifications

  • BA History and Political Science, University of Alabama
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive, CFRE (2021)