Tim Folan was promoted to Senior Associate Athletic Director/Development and Alumni Relations in June 2017 following previous positions in the Penn Champions Club as Director of Major Gifts (2015) and Director of Annual Giving (2014). In this role, Tim leads all athletic development initiatives, including major gift and annual giving programs as well as leading the Penn Champions Club staff. Tim is a member of Dr. Calhoun’s senior team and works closely with the University development leadership team to set strategy for the overall direction of the Penn Champions Club. Tim has the additional responsibility of overseeing the alumni relations and development efforts for Penn Basketball and Penn Lacrosse.
Prior to joining Penn Athletics, Tim worked in various development roles for the National Commodore Club at Vanderbilt University and the Buff & Blue Fund at George Washington University. A native of Kensington, MD, Tim graduated with a B.A. in English and Political Science from Williams College where he was a student-athlete on the men’s basketball team. He earned his M.S. in Sports Administration from Ohio University. Tim and his wife, Korin, currently reside in Havertown, PA with their son, Declan.