Senior Associate Vice Chancellor Finance, Operations and Services
Patrick Kramer is senior associate vice chancellor for finance, operations and services for Institutional Advancement.
Before joining the Texas Tech University System, Kramer was associate vice president of development for operations at the University of Colorado. In this role, he led fundraising programs for major gifts, gift planning, annual giving, marketing and communications during a period of growth that saw annual private contributions increase from $195 million to $375 million. Prior to the University of Colorado’s transition to a university-based advancement program, Kramer was vice president of development for campaigns and operations for the University of Colorado Foundation, where he led and managed operations and administration of a $1.5 billion philanthropic campaign.
Kramer began his career at Washington State University where he served in development leadership roles for more than 15 years. During his time there, he led, directed and implemented a comprehensive development program for the university, culminating in a position as associate vice president for university development and constituency programs.
Kramer holds a bachelor’s degree from Washington State University. He and his wife, Jennifer, have two children, Cheyenne and Jackson.