Mary Beth Byerly Named Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Gwinnett Technical College

January 08, 2015

Mary Beth Byerly Named Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Gwinnett Technical College


Mary Beth Byerly
Mary Beth Byerly, vice president, Institutional Advancement, Gwinnett Technical College

Mary Beth Byerly has been named vice president of institutional advancement for Gwinnett Technical College. She will also serve as the executive director of the Gwinnett Tech Foundation.

Byerly is returning to Gwinnett Tech after serving as the Director for Resource Development for the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) since 2013. Gwinnett Tech is one of the TCSG’s 23 Georgia colleges.

As vice president of institutional advancement, Byerly will oversee the college’s marketing and communications and the activities of the Gwinnett Tech Foundation including all resource development initiatives, scholarships and alumni activities.

 “I am delighted to have Mary Beth back at Gwinnett Tech as part of our leadership team. Her contributions to the college and her leadership of the Gwinnett Tech Foundation were invaluable. Her knowledge of the college and our region, and her commitment to our students, our faculty and staff, and the businesses we serve will benefit us greatly,” said Dr. D. Glen Cannon, president, Gwinnett Tech.

Byerly first joined Gwinnett Tech in 2000. During her tenure at the college, she had major roles in the development of the George Busbee International Center for Workforce Development, the D. Scott Hudgens, Jr.  Early Education Center and the latest addition to the Gwinnett Tech campus, a new Life Sciences Center. Gwinnett Tech is now building an additional campus in North Fulton.

“It’s a great joy to return to Gwinnett Tech at such an exciting time in the college’s history. I look forward to re-connecting in the community and throughout our region, and to continuing the college’s work in support of our students, faculty and staff,” added Byerly.

Prior to joining Gwinnett Tech, Byerly worked for twelve years with the United Way of Greater Atlanta, where she served in several capacities. She graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in business administration. Byerly is also a graduate of Leadership Gwinnett and is involved in a range of nonprofit organizations.

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