Chad Tessier

Director Parent Leadership Giving / Senior Associate Director Major Gifts Advancement
Education Class of '93, M'04
Chad Tessier

Chad has worked in higher education for the past fourteen years, first in undergraduate admissions at Clarkson University and then in various positions at The Clarkson School - culminating in his role as Director of Admissions. He joined St. Lawrence University in July 2008 as Associate Director of Admissions and then transitioned to the development office as Associate Director of Major Gifts in February 2011. In August 2012, Chad was appointed Director of Parent Leadership Giving & Senior Associate Director of Major Gifts and is responsible for identifying and putting to best use the considerable talents and resources of St. Lawrence parents for the benefit of their students' education. He also provides parents committee members with opportunities to learn more about the people, programs, and plans of their children's school.

A native of the North Country and a former Saints lacrosse player, Chad received both his B.A. in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from St. Lawrence University.

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