Our Advancement Team


Tom Maze

Assistant Vice President for Development


Tom is responsible for engaging alumni and friends to enrich relationships with the entire college community. Emphasis is on directing the annual Barton Society membership. He brings more than fourteen years of development experience and leadership to Barton.

Zachary Bailes

Director of Philanthropy


Zac serves on the major gift team and engages alumni and philanthropic friends across a broad range of geographic locations and life paths in order to develop and enrich relationships throughout the larger college community.

Brent Godwin

Director of Annual Giving


Brent leads all aspects of our Annual Giving program including the direct mail campaign, phonathon, and support for broad-based appeals from various on-campus entities.  Brent is also responsible for the Bulldog Club and works to establish and cultivate individual, corporate, and foundational support for Barton College Athletics.

Gary Hall

Athletics Campaign Consultant


After serving 25 years as Director of Athletics, Gary now reaches out to former student-athletes, keeping up to date on where they are and what they are doing and sharing plans for athletic needs and expansion of facilities. Through his professional network, Gary also connects with various institutions and vendors regarding athletic campaigns.

Summer Brock

Director of Alumni and Parent Relations


Summer establishes and maintains relationships with the College’s 15,000 alumni, directs alumni events including Homecoming, leads the Parents and Family Association, and serves as the College’s chief liaison for the Parents Council and the Alumni Board.

Frances Belcher

Development Projects Specialist


Frances ensures that basic administrative needs are met, stewardship efforts are carried out in an appropriate and timely manner, financial records for development are accurate, and that prospect/donor files are maintained.

Lisa Bailes

Advancement Services Coordinator


Lisa maintains the accuracy of our alumni and donor database, processes all donations, and provides updated financial and contact information for all development efforts.