Monica Scarbrough returned to Georgia State to work part-time in GSU Athletics as Director of Development, Major Gifts in the spring of 2019. She retired from her full-time role as AVP for Development in the Robinson College of Business at GSU in 2018.
During her tenure in the Robinson College, Scarbrough secured millions of dollars in current gifts and new endowments for scholarships, endowed faculty positions, and general programmatic support. She served on the Dean’s Executive Committee and coordinated all development activities for the Dean’s Office. She was active in the launch of several experiential learning programs including Panthers on Wall Street, Panthers in the Valley, and WomenLead. Scarbrough was staff liaison for the RCB Board of Advisors and recruited several C-Suite executives to the Board. Additionally, she was member of the GSU Development Team that successfully completed the $300M+ Burning Bright Campaign.
Scarbrough has over 30 years of higher education experience. She originally joined the development team at Georgia State University and the Robinson College in 2005, after 17 years at Georgia Institute of Technology where she worked in a variety of roles including Government Relations, Corporate Relations, and Development. At Georgia Tech, Scarbrough was an integral member of the GT Development Office that secured over $700M+ in a five year capital campaign that ended in 2000.
A native Atlantan, Scarbrough graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Stetson School of Business and Economics at Mercer University with a Bachelor of Science in Business.