Joe Dailey

Managing Director Stewardship Services and Endowment Compliance

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Joe Dailey is managing director for stewardship services and endowment compliance for Institutional Advancement. Responsible for acknowledging each gift and ensuring donor endowments are used according to each donor’s wishes, Dailey leads a team responsible for creating a gift receipt for each gift to the Texas Tech University System, preparing gift acknowledgement letters, coordinating matching gift contributions and compiling annual reports on endowments provided to each donor to ensure proper spending and monitor compliance with the donors gift intent.

He also currently serves as interim director of financial services for the department, where he leads the team responsible for managing the budget and procurement needs of Institutional Advancement as well as receiving, processing, depositing and reporting on gifts to the Texas Tech University System.

Prior to joining the Texas Tech University System, Dailey worked for Hotels.com at their corporate headquarters in Dallas as an accounts payable representative responsible for much of the southwest United States. With more than 14 years’ experience in higher education fundraising, he enjoys discussing endowments with the donors whose philanthropy is impacting the lives and careers of students and faculty across the universities of the Texas Tech University System.

Dailey earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a concentration in finance in 2001 from the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University. He and his wife, Alison, stay busy with the many activities of their two boys.