Habitat For Humanity Of Greater Chattanooga Names Phil Trammell Vice President Of Development

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Thursday announced Phil Trammell has been named vice president of development.

In his new role, Mr. Trammell will lead Habitat’s local fundraising efforts, cultivate corporate partnerships, develop and execute fund development programs and collaborate with the board of directors on developing relationships with new supporters.

“We are thrilled to have Phil join our team. His many years of expertise coupled with his impressive skill set will help us continue to grow and strengthen our funding resources so that we can expand opportunities of home ownership to more working families in Greater Chattanooga,” said Dave Butler, president & CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga.

With over two decades of experience in both corporate and higher education organizations, Mr. Trammell holds a proven track record of leading development initiatives. He most recently served as vice president of development at local PBS station, WTCI, and previously as chief advancement officer at Girls Inc. of Chattanooga, director of development at Texas Woman’s University and director of development at the University of Dallas. 

“As an accomplished community leader, Phil brings years of banking, fundraising and community development experience to the organization,” said Barbara Marter, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga board chair. “We can’t wait to see the progress that will be made under Phil’s leadership.” 

Prior to his nonprofit career, Mr. Trammell held various corporate positions in banking, telecommunications, engineering and cable television enterprises. Mr. Trammell is the incoming president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Southeast Tennessee Chapter, a mentor at Chattanooga Preparatory School. 

“I’m privileged to have the opportunity to join the Habitat for Humanity team and look forward to contributing to its mission to bring people together to build homes, communities and hope,” said Mr. Trammell.


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