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Deirdre Gordon

Deirdre Gordon
Associate Dean for Advancement
919.445.0168
deirdre.gordon@unc.edu
B.S., Biology, Duke University (1996)

Deirdre Gordon is the associate dean for advancement, leading the development and alumni relations functions for the law school. Dean Gordon also manages the boards of the Law Alumni Association and the UNC Law Foundation. Prior to joining the law school, she spent her career in philanthropy at Duke University, working in a variety of development positions in Duke Athletics, the Sanford School of Public Policy, the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Divinity School.

Dean Gordon lives in Durham with her husband and two teenage sons.

Aaron Gard

Aaron Gard
Regional Development Officer
919.445.0180
aarongard@unc.edu

Aaron Gard is a regional development officer, assisting with development and alumni relations for the law school. He is a North Carolina and Texas licensed attorney with over 15 years of experience practicing law. He has served a diverse array of corporate clients at every stage of the business life cycle, first in Jones Day’s Houston office, then in the Triangle at the Forrest Firm, Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP and Life Sciences Law, PLLC. Aaron's practice areas included corporate formation and governance, commercial contracts and strategic transactions. He also served as in-house counsel for the global investment bank Credit Suisse in their Raleigh-based Center of Excellence. 

Aaron received his law degree from the Washington College of Law at American University in 2002 and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1997 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a four-year letterman on the varsity soccer team.  He is an entrepreneur and founder of the Durham-based multimedia company GreatestFan. 

Regions: Durham, Chapel Hill, eastern and north central North Carolina, California, District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Texas, Colorado, Delaware, Missouri, Washington and Wisconsin

Kelly Mann

Kelly Mann
Alumni & Donor Relations Coordinator
919.445.0170
kmmann@email.unc.edu
B.A., Criminal Justice, University of North Carolina at Wilmington (2009)

Kelly Mann joined the Advancement team in 2011 as the alumni and donor relations coordinator. Her responsibilities include alumni data management, alumni engagement and connecting alumni to the law school. She also serves as the point of contact on most Office of Advancement events. She is an Alamance County native and proud alumna of UNC Wilmington.

Kelly enjoys baking, spending time with her family and dogs, and teaching dance.

Matt Marvin

Matt Marvin
Regional Development Officer
919.445.0172
mmarvin@email.unc.edu

Susan McLean

Susan McLean
Director of Donor and Alumni Relations
919.445.0169
susanmclean@unc.edu
B.S., Education, East Carolina University (1985)

As director of alumni and donor relations, Susan McLean enjoys engaging with Carolina Law alumni and connecting them with the law school and each other. Contact Susan for information on becoming an alumni volunteer, getting involved in alumni events, updating your personal information, submitting a class note, or anything reunion-related.

Susan grew up in the Triangle and earned a degree in special education from East Carolina University. She taught and developed after school programs in eastern NC and Durham City Schools for a number of years before joining the American Red Cross as a blood recruiter and program director. She returned to education as part of the administrative team of the Visiting International Faculty Program in Chapel Hill. Susan’s winding career path brought her to Carolina Law after serving in a similar position at a law school down the road. She and her husband live in Raleigh with her adult brother with a developmental disability and spend as many weekends as possible in the mountains visiting their daughter in Asheville or hiding away in their tiny cabin off the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Lisa Tucker

Lisa Tucker
2L

lisalr@live.unc.edu

Rory Moore

Rory Moore
Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean
919.445.0171
remoore@email.unc.edu


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