Senior Director of Principal Gifts, Development
Randi Mejia joined The University of Texas at Austin in July 2018 and is the senior director of principal gifts for Dell Medical School and UT Health Austin, the school’s clinical practice. Under the leadership of Stacy Waters, associate vice president of Development, Mejia serves as the chief individual giving officer for Dell Medical School and UT Health Austin. In addition to her role as a principal gifts officer, Mejia is leading the creation and implementation of a grateful-patient fundraising program at UT Health Austin.
Previously, Mejia served for five years as an individual giving officer at the University of Chicago, first at the Booth School of Business and most recently at UChicago Medicine, during the university’s $5 billion campaign. While at UChicago, Mejia created the leadership giving program at Booth and helped lead grateful-patient fundraising strategy for key departments and clinics, including securing the largest gift the Celiac Disease Center had received to date.
Mejia has also held roles in development at The Nature Conservancy and The Field Museum. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Saint Xavier University in Chicago.