Kevin Crowe, born and raised in Southern California, graduated from the University of Redlands with a BA in Business Administration/Psychology and went on to attain the Certified Specialist in Planned Giving designation from the American Institute for Philanthropic Studies..
Kevin has worked in higher education fundraising throughout his career, first at the University of Southern California, where he served as Assistant Director for Development and Alumni Relations for five years and later at Occidental College, where he served as Associate Director for Major Gifts for five years.
In 2006, Kevin’s interest in strategic development and in working with high-level donors to create social impact led him to California State University, Long Beach. Starting out as the Director of Development for the College of Liberal Arts, Kevin has served in leadership roles of increasing responsibility throughout his CSULB career, rising to Executive Director of Development, Assistant Vice President of Major and Principal Gifts, and Associate Vice President for Development.
In his current role as Associated Vice President for Development at CSULB, Kevin is focused on building and maintaining a strong team of professional fundraisers who support institutional excellence by working closely and collaboratively with deans, faculty, and peers to develop and execute programs, initiatives, and activities that increase private giving, volunteer involvement, and constituency engagement. He also serves as the COO of the CSULB 49er Foundation.
Kevin resides in Downey, CA with his wife, Jennifer, and two children.