Alex Rankin

Alex joined the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation in April 2017 as Assistant Director of Development and was elevated to his current role in November 2018. Alex’s responsibilities include the development of philanthropic major gifts to the Vaught Society. Currently, the Vaught Society is helping to fund the $200 million Forward Together campaign which includes a new basketball arena, renovations to Vaught Hemingway Stadium, and improvements for facilities serving all 18 sports at Ole Miss.

Prior to Ole Miss, Alex served as a Development Associate for The Rams Club at the University of North Carolina. His primary role was to assist the Major Gift team in raising funds for capital projects and the athletic scholarship endowment. During his time at UNC, The Rams Club announced its two most successful fundraising years in the foundation’s history.

Alex was born in Indianola, MS and lived in Oxford prior to moving to Hillsborough, NC. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Tulane University and a Masters of Sport Administration from the University of North Carolina.