SEWANEE, Tenn. -- St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is pleased to announce the addition of former state Sen. Eric Stewart as the school’s assistant director of development.
Stewart will coordinate the SAS Fund, the annual giving program that provides approximately 10 percent of the school’s budget.
Stewart has held various leadership roles in private, public, and community-based organizations and is an experienced fundraiser. He represented the 14th State Senatorial District in Tennessee between 2008 and 2012.
He unsuccessfully challenged U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais for the 4th Congressional distirct in 2012. Stewart was formerly an owner, agent, and marketing director for Stewart Insurance Agency in Winchester, Tenn. He is a graduate of MTSU.
“We are thrilled to have Eric join our team at SAS,” said Director of Development Tim Graham. “Eric understands the importance of relationship building and communication in helping to inspire giving to a worthy mission. We look forward to harnessing his skills and experience for the good of SAS.”
“I’m excited about joining SAS,” added Stewart. “When in the legislature I had a passion for improving education and providing opportunities for all. Working with SAS, its outstanding faculty, staff, and students, gives me the opportunity to continue that passion and use my experience to the benefit of an outstanding school committed to providing opportunities for all.”
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is a college preparatory day and boarding school serving 250 students in grades 6-12 and is located on a 550-acre campus adjacent to the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn.