Matt McLaughlin joined the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation in October of 2012 and was elevated to his current position in January of 2020. Matt’s responsibilities are to advance fundraising efforts through philanthropic major gifts to the Vaught Society and Champions. Now. campaign, amongst other revenue generation initiatives. The Champions. Now. campaign is a $350 million capital campaign to improve the Ole Miss Athletics facilities.
Prior to the launch of the Champions. Now. campaign, McLaughlin contributed to the planning, management and completion of the Forward Together campaign, a $200 million capital campaign aimed at facility improvements. He is also a member of the Football and Baseball external teams. Prior to his current role, Matt has held positions in both major gifts and the annual fund.
McLaughlin, a native of Tampa, FL, earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Jacksonville State University, where he was a four-year letterman for the Gamecock Baseball Team. The Gamecocks won two Ohio Valley Conference titles during McLaughlin’s four-year tenure. Most recently, Matt earned his master’s in Education from Ole Miss.
Matt lives in Oxford with his wife, Brittney, their daughter Finley and triplets Miller, Ellis, and Brooks.