Leadership Team

Portrait Brendan Kelly

Dr. Brendan Kelly

Vice President for University Advancement
President, UWF Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Brendan Kelly was named Interim Vice President for University Advancement at the University of West Florida in April 2013 and appointed the permanent position in July 2014. In this role, Dr. Kelly serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet and provides executive leadership to a team of more than 75 professionals in the Division of Advancement, overseeing the University’s integrated marketing and communications efforts, as well as all of the development and alumni relations’ activities. In addition, he oversees the UWF Foundation, whose current endowment investment pool exceeds $74 million. Read more...(PDF)

Blodgett, Martha-Lee

Martha Lee Blodgett

Associate Vice President for University Advancement

Martha Lee Blodgett serves as the Associate Vice President for the Division of Advancement at the University of West Florida. During her more than 30-year tenure, she has served as the Annual Fund Coordinator, Director of Alumni Relations, Director of Planned Giving and Director of Development before being named to her current position in 2012. Read more... (PDF)

Lucas, Daniel

Daniel Lucas

Chief Financial Officer of University Foundation, Inc.

Daniel Lucas serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the University of West Florida Foundation, Inc. He oversees the Foundation’s stewardship and acceptance of private gifts and resources from generous donors for the benefit of the University’s mission and vision. Read More... (PDF)