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Matthew Busby, CFRE

Past President (Position 3: 2017-2019)
Del Mar College

Matthew J. Busby is the Director of Development for Del Mar College, located in Corpus Christi, Texas. The fuel that drives him is witnessing amazing students overcome very real obstacles and impossibilities to achieve success … and helping facilitate the joy his donors experience through philanthropy.

His responsibilities include leading the six-person development team, guiding the comprehensive campaign to success and individual fundraising. Prior to joining Del Mar College in 2019, he spent ten years between College of the Mainland and Hill College, serving in financial aid, academic advising and fundraising positions.

A sixth-generation Texan, Matthew has a B.A. in Political Science from Baylor University in Waco, Texas and an A.A. from Temple College in Temple, Texas. Outside of work, he loves spending time with his wife, family and friends; traveling; dancing and genealogy.

Matthew earned his Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) in 2017, the same year he was elected as President of the Texas Association of Community College Foundations (TACCF). During his two-year term he led the state organization through an exciting period of strategic reinvention and growth. He is a member of AFP, CASE and TACCF and has presented at district, state and national conferences for CASE, TACCF, AACC and NCMPR on LinkedIn and fundraising strategies.