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Aug 18, 2017

MSF Alumni Reception - Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia

Aug 25, 2017

Finance Alumni Reception - New York City

New York, New York

Oct 6 to Oct 7, 2017

Owen Reunion 2017

Nashville, Tennessee

Oct 9, 2017

Closing Bell Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina

Oct 10, 2017

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Miami, Florida

Development & Alumni Relations

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Phone: 615.322.0815
Fax: 615.322.0073

Meet the Team

Erik Kahill

Erik Kahill

Associate Dean of Development and Alumni Relations

Erik Kahill joined Owen in May of 2016 to lead Owen’s Development and Alumni Relations team. Most recently, Erik served as Executive Director of Development at Florida International University.  He has held development roles with increasing responsibility at the business schools of University of Florida (Fisher School), University of Alabama (Collat School), and the University of Georgia (Terry College). Erik has over ten years in higher education providing executive level leadership and mentoring to staff.  With outstanding results, Erik have built diverse and talent rich teams, provided strategic guidance to university leadership, and optimized key team performance metrics by aligning operational performance with institutional mission. He received his BBA in Finance (Business) and Real Estate Investment from the James Madison University. Erik and his wife, Emily (Pruett) relocated from Miami, Florida.


Jonathan Frost

Director of Alumni Relations

Jonathan joined Owen as Director of Alumni Relations in December 2013. His primary responsibility is to grow and sustain alumni connectivity to Owen by working with the entire alumni population in order to create innovative and meaningful connections that encourage a lifelong relationship between Owen and the alumni community. Jonathan came from Fisk University where he was the Assistant Vice President for Development and was responsible for oversight of THE FISK FUND. He previously served as the Chief Operations Officer for the Sigma Pi Educational Foundation, and Assistant Executive Director for Sigma Pi Fraternity. Jonathan brings extensive experience working with alumni relations and fostering value-added relationships. He received his BS in Special Education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and his MBA from Middle Tennessee State University.

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones

Associate Director of Leadership and Annual Giving

Matthew Jones ijoined Owen as Associate Director of Leadership and Annual Giving in June of 2017 after transferring from Vanderbilt Athletics National Commodore Club.   Matthew started at Vanderbilt in October of 2015, as the Donor Relations and Special Events Coordinator for the National Commodore Club (NCC). Under the direction of Mark Carter and Bart Smith, he executed athletic stewardship projects, managed numerous special events and worked on major gift projects. Prior to his time at the NCC, he worked as a Development Assistant with the Georgia Bulldog Club in Athens, GA. Originally from Oberlin, Ohio, Matthew graduated from Miami University (OH) in 2013 with a B.S. in Sports Medicine and received his master’s degree in Sport Administration from Belmont University. Matthew is a lover of all things Cleveland, golf, and his horse, Orlando. 

AJ CarrollA.J. Carroll

Alumni Relations Coordinator

A.J. Carroll is our Alumni Relations Coordinator for the Owen School. He has an extensive background in Alumni Relations and was the Director of Volunteer Support & Alumni Services for Sigma Pi Fraternity, International for over four years, where he was responsible for managing 250 volunteers and 45 Alumni Associations.

Lauren BrownLauren Brown

Program Coordinator for Volutneer Outreach


Kathryn CarmodyKathryn Carmody

Director of Volunteer Outreach, Professional Schools


Matt AndersonMatt Anderson

Development and Alumni Relations; Director of Alumni Communications