Kevin J. Foyle is the vice president of development and public affairs for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) where he oversees all aspects of UTHealth’s development program including principal, planned, major and annual gifts, corporate and foundation relations and administrative and information services. He has nearly 30 years of development experience in the Houston community.
Before coming to UTHealth, he served as the associate vice president for development at Rice University raising nearly $1.1 billion and managing a team of 70. For more than thirteen years, he also managed the major and annual giving programs during the university’s $500 million comprehensive campaign. Previously, he served as associate director of development for The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center within their $351 million campaign. Prior to that, Foyle was the director of institutional advancement at Texas Chiropractic College, where he oversaw fundraising, alumni and public relations.
Foyle is a graduate of Trinity University and of the University of Houston-Clear Lake with a master’s in business administration. Additionally, he serves as the board chair of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Global, the largest organization of charitable fundraisers in the world. In 2017, he was awarded the Outstanding Fundraising Executive of the Year award by AFP Greater Houston Chapter.
Kevin J. Foyle, MBA, CFRE
Senior Vice President for Development and Public Affairs
Kevin also counts on support from his Development Leadership team. Listed below are the members of this team:
Vice President, Principal Gifts and Strategic Initiatives
Brigitte M. Grant, MBA
Associate Vice President, Individual Giving
Executive Director, Donor Relations and Communications
Executive Director, Development Operations