Island University Announces Tom Mundell as New VP of Institutional Advancement

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is pleased to welcome Thomas J. Mundell, CFRE, as the vice president of Institutional Advancement. In his new role, Mundell will work closely with Kelly M. Quintanilla, president and CEO of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, to provide strategic leadership in cultivating relationships and procuring private gifts to support the University’s mission.

“I am thrilled to have Tom Mundell join the Islander family as our new vice president of Institutional Advancement,” said President Quintanilla. “I know he and his team will work diligently to enhance existing relationships, as well as foster new ones for the Island University. Early on, his commitment to every student’s success is evident.”

Mundell, who has more than 30 years of experience in leading large fundraising campaigns in higher education and healthcare, will oversee the Departments of Advancement Services and Development and will coordinate with the A&M-Corpus Christi Foundation. In addition, Mundell will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with community members, organizations and companies who can support the University in its mission to prepare graduates for lifelong learning and responsible citizenship in the global community.

“I am extremely delighted to be part of President Quintanilla’s team and the Islander family,” said Mundell. “I am looking forward to becoming more engaged with the community and representing the needs of the University, the alumni and the president.”

Mundell earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi. He formerly served as Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer at Hawaii Pacific Health where he was responsible for the executive oversight and strategic direction of Hawaii Pacific Health’s four medical center foundations. He is also a certified fundraising executive through CFRE International and served in the United States Air Force from 1973 to 1977. Mundell moved to Corpus Christi with his wife, Abby; and his three children, Sebastian, Hayden and Murray.