Tim Smith


Deputy Director

Phone: 919-843-6448

Tim is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the Campaign for Carolina Athletics – a $500M effort to help secure the financial future of our Athletics program. In addition to leading our campaign efforts, Tim’s primary responsibilities include leading our Major Gift Team, serving as a Principal/Major Gift fundraiser and collaborating with our Executive Director and COO in providing oversight for the day-to-day operations of the Foundation. Tim will work closely with key UNC Athletic Department administrators and coaches, Rams Club staff, University Development leadership and our boards to ensure our success.

Tim graduated from UNC with his master's in Exercise and Sport Science (Sport Administration) and has served in a number of roles at The Rams Club since joining the staff in 2005. Prior to his time in Chapel Hill, Tim was a consultant for Accenture and graduated from Boston College in 1997, where he earned his bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Political Science and was captain of the Men's Tennis team.

A native of Hyde Park, N.Y., Tim and his wife, Kristi, reside in Chapel Hill with their four children, Ella, Sienna, Tyler, and Hudson.