Jim Mahony Announced as Vice President for Development

ADRIAN, Mich. – Adrian College is pleased to announce the promotion of Jim Mahony to the position of Vice President for Development, effective January 1, 2013. Mahony currently holds the position of Assistant Vice President for Development.

“We are pleased that Jim has agreed to lead this very important area of the College. He has performed exceptionally well for the past seven years as the Assistant Vice President of Development and I look forward to continuing to work even more closely with him in his new role,” President Jeffrey Docking said.


Docking continued, “As the College continues to expand and enhance its offerings, its development activities provide the crucial resources to fund its successful renaissance. Jim is certain to be an outstanding leader during these exciting days of growth and expansion.”

“I am absolutely honored and humbled to be selected as the next Vice President for Development,” Mahony said. “This is yet another wonderful moment in my AC history. From meeting my wife at the College, having my siblings graduate [from Adrian College], building life long friendships, to having the opportunity to be part of AC’s renaissance – I am truly fortunate.”

“I look forward to continuing my work with our loyal and passionate alumni and friends,” Mahony continued.

A 2000 graduate of Adrian College, Jim Mahony earned his Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University in 2002. After working for The Ohio State University College of Dentistry with increasingly important roles, ultimately as the Director of Alumni and Development, Mahony returned to Adrian College as the Director of Development in February 2006. In May of 2007 he assumed additional responsibilities under the umbrella of Planned Giving. Mahony received a promotion to Assistant Vice President for Development in July 2011.

In his new capacity he will continue to provide leadership for planning, daily operations, capital funding, special events and projects.

“I look forward to providing additional leadership and strategy regarding operations and projects in the Office of Development,” Mahony said.

Mahony resides in Adrian with his wife Lora, a 2000 graduate of Adrian College, and their three children: Aiden, Cameron and Quinn.