Matt McLaughlin joined the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation in October of 2012 and was elevated to his current position in January of 2017. Matt’s responsibilities will be advancing fundraising efforts through philanthropic major gifts to the Vaught Society. The Vaught Society is a key component in support of the Forward Together Campaign, which is a $200 million facilities initiative for Ole Miss Athletics.
Prior to his role as Associate Director of Development for Major Gifts, Matt was an Assistant Director of Development for Annual Giving. Matt’s responsibilities were to assist in fundraising efforts for Football, Basketball, and Baseball, which saw three consecutive record breaking years in membership and annual contributions.
Matt graduated from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, AL with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and minor in Marketing. He was also a four-year letterman for the Gamecock Baseball Team as an infielder and designated hitter. The Gamecocks won two Ohio Valley Conference titles during McLaughlin’s four year tenure from 2008 to 2011.
A native of Tampa, FL, Matt lives in Oxford with his wife, Brittney, and their daughter, Finley.