Profile – Pat Benson
My position includes . . .
Managing the UTC Student Call Center. I recruit/hire/train 30+ students a semester, who make approximately 150,000 call attempts to alumni and friends of the university a semester.
When I grew up I wanted to . . .
Play in the NBA. I didn’t achieve that goal, but I settle for wearing basketball shoes to work every day.
If I was gifted with a secret power it would be . . .
To fly. I don’t like traffic or crowds.
My job is . . .
Very enjoyable thanks to my wonderful coworkers.
To understand what I do, you must understand . . .
Working fast, but not rushing.
I advance the mission of the university by . . .
Increasing the alumni giving rates. Not only do we raise funds to help support the University’s many needs, we aim to reconnect and reengage with alumni.
My life mantra is . . .
My theme song is . . .
‘Stronger’ by Kanye West.
I learned the meaning of giving from . . .
My father, Pat Sr. He is the most generous man I know.
Few know that I . . .
Was born with 2 webbed toes.