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Kelly McCarthy, CFRE

Senior Director of Development
Department(s): Libraries
Office: LLB 3279
Mail Code: 7001
Phone: 702-895-2239
Email: kelly.mccarthy@unlv.edu


Kelly graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and History from Wellesley College. After working as a development professional at a consulting firm and several nonprofit organizations in New York City, including the Girl Scouts of Greater New York, Kelly moved to Las Vegas and worked for more than eight years at Vegas PBS as a Major Gifts Officer and then Development Director. Kelly joined UNLV in May 2017 as Director of Development for the University Libraries. She works closely with the Dean of University Libraries to secure major gifts and planned gifts from individuals, businesses, corporations, and others who love the library. She became Senior Director of Development for the University Libraries in November 2019.