Rebecca Poisson ‘09, joined the advancement staff as the director of alumni relations and annual giving in January 2015. Rebecca provides leadership for two of the primary outreach components of the advancement office: alumni relations and annual giving. She is responsible for events and strategic communications that foster deeper relationships between the University and its alumni, current students and parents. She also manages annual giving fundraising programs such as the Buy a Brick Program, President’s Cup Golf Tournament, Graduation Luncheon and the annual Alumni Phonathon.
Rebecca graduated from Charleston Southern with a degree in business administration, with an emphasis in marketing and a minor in communication. Rebecca previously served at Trident Technical College in the development department as well as several other student services positions throughout colleges in the Lowcountry. Rebecca is originally from Clemson, S.C., and currently resides in Summerville. She is married to fellow alumnus, Jean-Pierre Poisson ’10, who serves as the minister of students at Summerville Baptist Church. Jean-Pierre and Rebecca have one daughter, Colette, and another baby Buc on the way.