Jennifer Sager

Jennifer Sager Gentry

Vice Chancellor, Institutional Advancement,

jgentry@vccs.edu

As vice chancellor for institutional advancement, Gentry is responsible for private fundraising, public relations, and marketing, working closely with the chancellor of Virginia’s 23 community colleges.

She has also served from 2005 to 2013 as executive director of the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education, working with a statewide board of directors to generate awareness and resources on behalf of Virginia’s community colleges. Since her arrival in 2005, she has created a robust scholarship program and started the Great Expectations initiative serving Virginia’s foster youth.

Formerly, Gentry was vice president and managing partner of The Clements Group – a national fundraising consulting firm specializing in community and technical colleges. In this role, she organized fundraising campaigns for more than 20 community and technical colleges in 13 states. She began her career at Lord Fairfax Community College where she served in various teaching and administrative positions. Her primary role was to build a comprehensive institutional advancement program.