- B.A., Religious Studies/German Language and Literature, Davidson College
Appointed in 2020, Tatum Pottenger is the director of annual giving at Lenoir-Rhyne. In this role, Pottenger works with alumni on matters of institutional priorities and supports students on campus through philanthropic efforts, specifically for The Fund for Lenoir-Rhyne.
Previously, Pottenger worked at Davidson College, most recently as the associate director of annual giving. In that position, she worked on everything from volunteer engagement to multi-channel marketing. Before moving into the world of philanthropy and higher education, Pottenger began her career as a third-grade teacher with Teach for America’s Eastern North Carolina Corps.