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Welcome Craig Helwig as Senior Director of Development

Helwig has extensive experience in fundraising and major program initiatives with UT-Austin, the John Hancock Sun Bowl, the Texas Longhorn Network and the University of North Texas. 

October 01,  2015

By Elaine Cole

Craig Helwig joins the TCU Neeley School of Business to lead advancement efforts with David Dibble, director of development, and Diane Murray, regional development officer.

“This expanded leadership team will provide the structure and expertise to help assure the Neeley School’s future success,” O. Homer Erekson, the John V. Roach Dean of the Neeley School, said.

Helwig joins TCU after serving for 17 years at the University of Texas at Austin, including nine years as senior associate athletics director for development. His fundraising experience includes major program initiatives with UT-Austin, the John Hancock Sun Bowl, the Texas Longhorn Network and the University of North Texas, where he served as director of intercollegiate athletics for seven years. He was an account executive for eight years with the IBM Data Processing Division, the company’s principal marketing organization. 

Helwig’s many professional accomplishments include directing a capital campaign that generated more than $250 million and implementing a sales distribution system and integrated database for a multi-million dollar manufacturing and sales organization.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a minor in engineering from Kansas State University and a certification from the Advanced Business Institute presented by the Harvard Business School.