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Ryan Boyack

Ryan Boyack

Senior Director of Development



30 South 2000 East, Rm 105F

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Office: 801-581-8704


Job Description 

Directs all development activities involved with the solicitation of donations from individuals, corporations, foundations and government agencies. This may include directing and coordinating efforts to solicit and secure gifts of various amounts including gifts of significant value and/or developing, planning and coordinating the Annual Giving Program.


  • Plans strategies and goals to increase fund-­raising effectiveness including: corporate gift giving, capital campaigns, planned giving, annual giving, major gifts, grant acquisitions, special events and phone-­a-thon
  • Sets and administers the departmental budget. May monitor the gift accounts including endowed and expendable funds to ensure that they are being managed in accordance with the donor’s gift agreements
  • Recruits, hires, trains, supervises and evaluates staff and volunteer staff
  • Prepares and analyzes market research to aid in fund raising
  • Develops long-­term relationships with potential donors. Responsible for cultivating prospects as potential donors to the College of Pharmacy
  • Ensures appropriate recognition of donors, may oversee annual donor newsletters and communications for special events
  • Organizes and directs various boards and committees within the College of Pharmacy.
  • Tracks the solicitation progress and ensures that proper records are kept of each solicitation  
  • Hires and fires staff
  • Approves expenditures of the College operating and personnel budget consistent with the approved long-­range goals and plans for development
  • Makes direct contact with potential donors or foundations and maintains and updates potential and current donor relations within the procedures determined by the University President’s office related to donor clearance.

Updated: March, 2016