Foundation Counsel Institutional Advancement
Mikela Bryant is the Texas Tech Foundation, Inc. counsel. She works extensively with the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement, the Office of General Counsel and other system and university offices to ensure that gifts to the system and its components, as well as all Foundation matters, comply with applicable rules and policies, and Federal and state law.
Bryant proudly leads an exceptional team of five, encompassing Legal Services and Gift Planning at the system level. Together, this department provides ongoing support and service to other system offices, the universities, and Foundation board members to further the short and long-term interests of the Texas Tech University System and its students.
A graduate of Angelo State University, Bryant received her law degree from Texas Tech University. Her practice focuses on philanthropic gifts, endowments, nonprofit law and taxation issues, real estate, trusts and estates, and mineral rights. She is admitted to practice in both Texas and New Mexico. Bryant is a member of Leadership Women – Texas, Class of 2020.
Bryant’s husband, Shane, also received his undergraduate degree from Angelo State University and his MBA from Texas Tech University. The couple are both loyal Rams and Red Raiders, as is their daughter, Kendall Fae, and are thankful to call the Lubbock area their home. Bryant is an avid crossfitter and college football fan.