Trustees & Staff

The Board of Trustees oversees the mission and future growth of the PIKE Foundation. The Trustees also ensure legal compliance and maintain the economic health of the Foundation’s assets so that future Pikes can continue to benefit from the Foundation’s initiatives.

  • Foundation Board of Trustees
    Mark A Robertson

    Southern Methodist, Beta Zeta '82
    Attorney and Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP
    New York, NY

    G Brint Ryan
    Vice President 

    North Texas, Epsilon Delta '83
    Founder and CEO, Ryan Inc.
    Dallas, TX

    Charles T Cumbaa

    Mississippi State, Gamma Theta '72
    Senior Vice President New Business Development, Blackbaud
    Mount Pleasant, SC

    Daniel A Berger

    Arizona, Gamma Delta '99 Director
    Commercial and Specialty Finance, Capital One
    Bethesda, MD

    W Thomas Clark

    Virginia Tech, Epsilon '73
    Chairman, The Westchester Bank
    White Plains, NY

    Rush Harding
    Rush F Harding

    Central Arkansas, Epsilon Phi '73
    CEO, Crew & Associates
    Little Rock, AR

    Hank Kucheman
    Hank Kucheman

    Virginia Tech, Epsilon '71
    Director, BioStar Ventures
    Boston, MA

    Ernest W Kuehne Jr

    North Texas, Epsilon Delta '63
    Attorney and President/Board Chairman, Kuehne Oil Company
    Dallas, TX

    John L Lisher

    Indiana, Delta Xi '71
    Retired Partner, Kopka, Pinkus, Dolin & Eads
    Indianapolis, IN

    Thomas C Tillar Jr

    Virginia Tech, Epsilon ’70
    Vice President for Alumni Relations, Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA

    Kevin E Virta

    Western Michigan, Epsilon Psi ‘83
    Vice President of Business Development, SpinDance, Inc.
    Holland, MI

    Bruce A Wolfson

    Pennsylvania, Beta Pi '71
    Attorney, Jaguar Growth Partners
    New York, NY

    Marvin D Dennis
    Trustee Emeritus 

    Illinois, Beta Eta '56
    President, Dennis & Company
    San Francisco, CA

    William N LaForge
    Trustee Emeritus 

    Delta State, Zeta Beta '69
    President, Delta State University
    Cleveland, MS

    Joe J Turner Jr
    Trustee Emeritus 

    Clemson, Eta Alpha ‘70
    Chief Executive Officer, First Sun Management Corporation
    Clemson, SC

  • Foundation
    N Ryan Flickinger
    Chief Executive Officer 

    The Foundation chief executive officer is responsible for the overall coordination of fund raising projects of the Foundation. He supervises the Foundation staff and coordinates Foundation programming.

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    Ben Boden
    Ben Boden
    Senior Development Officer 

    The senior development officer works with the Foundation CEO to develop and implement fundraising strategy and programs, directly managing all development staff and alumni outreach initiatives.

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    Muffin Dixon
    Muffin Dixon
    Director of Development Operations 

    The director of development operations assists the Foundation's chief executive officer and is responsible for gift fulfillment, donor relations, donor prospect research and identification and stewardship.

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    Ginny N Stalker
    Scholarship & Grant Administrator 

    The scholarship & grant administrator works with the Foundation’s chief executive and board‐appointed finance committee to award and administer scholarships and grants for qualified recipients and programs.

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    Adam Wassell
    Director of Development 

    The director of development travels extensively, spearheading the Foundation's donor cultivation efforts with Pi Kappa Alpha alumni.

    Eric Johnson
    Eric Johnson
    Director of Development 

    The director of development travels extensively, spearheading the Foundation's donor cultivation efforts with Pi Kappa Alpha alumni.

    Cecily A. Hurt
    Cecily A Hurt
    Director of Annual Giving 

    The director of annual giving manages the Foundation's annual giving programs including the PIKE Loyal Order, the Presidents Council and the 1868 Club.

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    Sandra H Newsom
    Project Specialist 

    The project specialist coordinates aspects of the Oak Trust Legacy planned giving effort and processes donations to the Freeman H. Hart Memorial Museum and the Harvey T. Newell Memorial Library..


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    Paul Arthur
    Paul T Arthur
    Facilities Support Technician 

    The facilities support technician coordinates building management and capital improvement projects in cooperation with the property manager and performs printing, shipping and mailing tasks.

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For more information, contact the Pi Kappa Alpha Foundation at (901) 748-1948 or email