Meet Your Four Conference Chairs
Dwight D. Dozier
Dwight D. Dozier currently serves as the CIO of the Georgia Tech Foundation. Prior to Georgia Tech, he served as senior associate vice president of advancement at the George Washington University, responsible for the areas of alumni relations, advancement services, constituent relations, and markets. Prior to his work at GWU, Dwight served as the associate vice president of university advancement and advancement services at the University of Louisville, assistant executive director of alumni services at The Pennsylvania State University, and as manager of biographical records and systems analyst at Washington State University. With more than 40 years of experience in higher education advancement, Dwight has been a faculty member, presenter, and institute and conference chairs for CASE and has served as a CASE Philanthropy Commissioner. Dwight was involved with CASE Kentucky as a board member, conference chair, and CASE KY president.
Dwight is currently on the CASE District III Board of Directors, as well as serving as a co-chair of the 2023 CASE District III Annual Conference. Additionally, he is on the board of directors of the Association of Advancement Services Professionals (aasp) and has served as the chair of the Blackbaud CRM Higher Education Product Advisory Group.
Dwight is a graduate of Washington State University and an active jazz musician.
Erin Eigenbrot is the Director of Major Gifts in the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. Erin’s experience in development and alumni relations spans over 15 years when she first entered the industry as a student phonathon caller at her alma mater, Miami University, where she earned both her Bachelors and Masters degrees. Prior to her time at the University of Virginia, Erin served as the Chief Development Officer at the University of South Carolina in both the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education. Prior to that, she worked in athletics development at the University of Central Florida, also her hometown. Erin’s desire to pursue a career in higher education also began at Miami as a three-time collegiate national champion on the varsity synchronized skating team. It was through those intercollegiate experiences she realized she wanted to spend her career as an advocate for higher education. Erin has been volunteering with CASE for nearly five years now and is honored to serve as a DIII Co-Chair for the annual conference in February 2023. Erin now resides in Baltimore, MD with her husband (Steve) who also works in higher education, daughter (Sutton, one year old), and puppy daughter (Riley).
Vicky Medlock is the Senior Director of Advancement Services at Rollins College with Donor Relations, Gifts and Records, Reporting and Analytics, and Research and Relationship Management as direct reporting areas.
Since 1980, she has enjoyed a rich and diverse advancement background serving higher education (public and private) and association programs. Vicky is a recipient of CASE’s Crystal Apple Award for Teaching Excellence and a current member of the CASE District III Cabinet.
She believes strongly in the importance of giving back and is an active volunteer having served as a past chair of the Summer Institute in Advancement Services and the Seniors Conference for Advancement Services Professionals. She was also the CASE District III awards committee chair in 2022 and a former District III conference program committee member for the Advancement Services track.
Vicky is also a Founding member of the Association of Advancement Services Professionals (AASP) having served in a variety of volunteer positions including past president. Vicky was honored as AASP’s Volunteer of the Decade in 2017.
Vicky holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. In her spare time, she enjoys floating down the Sante Fe (FL) River and spending time with her husband, Carl and with family and friends.
Joaklin Raphael currently serves as the Director of Development for the Ignite Faculty & Staff Giving Program and Special Initiatives at Florida International University (FIU). He serves on a team of committed professionals who helped FIU achieve its $750 million Next Horizon campaign goal. He was recognized as one of South Florida’s top 40 Under 40 and, in 2019, received the CASE District III Inaugural Emerging Leader of the Year Award. He has secured over a dozen CASE awards throughout his career, including a CASE Circle of Excellence Gold Award for Fundraising Programs: Targeted Campaigns, a CASE Circle of Excellence Bronze Award for Annual Giving Programs, and many other CASE District III awards.
Mr. Raphael has been instrumental in developing scholarships and endowments to help students overcome financial barriers to attending college and reach their full potential. Mr. Raphael is committed to giving back to students and values the payoff of investing his time in an educational institution that prepares students for upcoming challenges. He helps them appreciate their self-worth, potential, and bright futures. He has had countless opportunities to share hard truths about life, about what he has seen firsthand, and what he has been through, including homelessness. He uses his personal experiences to reduce fear where it is present and instill hope where there is desperation. Believing that education and self-awareness are keys to success, he wants youth to know that giving up is never an option!