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 Sherri Mylott

Sherri Mylott

Main: (909) 448-4513
La Verne / Hanawalt House

Sherri Mylott joined the University of La Verne in February 2017 and serves as the vice president of University Advancement and Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing. She has more than 30 years of experience in institutional advancement serving as vice president at institutions small and large and she has participated in six successful comprehensive campaigns. Recently, she served as the associate vice president for development at Virginia Tech, where she led its eleven-unit university programs division in raising $373 million exceeding her goal by $139 million.

Dr. Mylott has developed and implemented successful fundraising strategies while creating entrepreneurial environments and cultures of collegiality. In each of her roles, she has been a successful principal gift fundraiser, has provided administrative oversight, and has led divisions in successfully raising in excess of $1.5B in educational resources.

Dr. Mylott earned a BA from the College of William & Mary and a Masters of Public Administration from Old Dominion University, both in Virginia. She has also successfully completed her doctorate in organizational leadership from the University of La Verne.  She has received a Certificate in Fundraising Management from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and a Certificate in Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dr. Mylott was one of 20 selected nation-wide to participate in the American Academic Leadership Institute’s (AALI) Executive Leadership Academy and the Presidential Vision and Institutional Mission Institute sponsored by both the Council for Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Eli Lilly Foundation.

Dr. Mylott is a frequent presenter at national conferences and program award winner.  She is the only two-time Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Grand Gold winner for Overall Fundraising Improvement.