photo of Shelley Birdsong Maddex

Position Title
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Foundation and Corporate Giving

2nd Exploration Committee


A nationally recognized and sought after fundraising executive specializing in organizational philanthropy and strategy development, Ms. Birdsong-Maddex is responsible for leading a team that maximizing partnerships and collaborations among members of the UC Davis community and external organizations. Prior to joining UC Davis, she worked in similar capacities at The Pennsylvania State University and Carnegie Mellon University. Ms. Birdsong-Maddex received an M.A. in History from West Virginia University and a B.A. in History with a minor in International Relations from Virginia Commonwealth University.