Dwayne Busby

Major Gifts Officer

Dwayne Busby


Dwayne Busby, major gift officer, Bauer College of Business Dwayne Busby joins University Advancement and the Bauer College of Business as the Major Gifts Officer. Reporting to AVP for Advancement Maya Houston, Dwayne brings a wealth of experience across several industries and has been described as a person who has never met a stranger. Dwayne joins us from Clark University in Massachusetts where he was a major gift officer for 5 plus years. At Clark, Dwayne's prospect portfolio included donors at the $50,000 plus level, averaging $100,000 annual donations. He increased philanthropic interests and revenue from underrepresented constituents by 200%, grew annual participation to 40% from 18%, and worked directly with Clark's president on several key initiatives. Dwayne served his alma mater, Wesleyan University, for three years in progressively responsible roles including associate director of major gifts, associate director of alumni programs, and assistant regional director. He brings additional experience and competencies from such roles as director of business development, business analyst, account executive, and recruiter. Dwayne earned two degrees from Wesleyan University: a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies. He is from Houston and happy to be a part of his hometown team with UH.

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BA Psychology, Wesleyan University
MA Liberal Studies, Wesleyan University