Kasey Barghout began her career with summer internships at Visit Tucson and the Southern Arizona American Heart Association while attending Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. She received her bachelor’s in business administration with concentrations in finance and marketing. She continued on to pursue her MBA while working at the Gonzaga University Alumni Association as an Alumni Event Coordinator. While there, she coordinated the Zags’ annual reunions, scholarship benefits, regional chapter events and alumni socials.
Upon returning to her hometown of Tucson, she began working for Salpointe Catholic High School as the Manager of Alumni, Parent Relations and Special Events. There she managed Salpointe’s annual reunions, homecomings, fundraisers, donor/alumni engagement initiatives, and special community events. In her role, she moderated the Salpointe Parent Association Board, the Salpointe Alumni Council and the Salpointe Catholic Education Foundation Gala Committee.
She most recently worked for the Eller College of Management as the Associate Director of Special Events responsible for working with the Eller National Board of Advisors and creating, coordinating and implementing the logistics of donor and alumni special events executed in the Dean’s office and for the Development and Alumni Relations team.
She is also a proud member of the Greater Tucson Leadership Class of 2020, an Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum member, and President of the Tucson Zags Alumni Chapter. She is excited to join the College of Science team!