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Carrie Sauer

Carrie Sauer

Carrie Sauer,
Director of Annual Giving
University Advancement


Transparent.gif#asset:5518Carrie has served as the Director of Annual Giving since October 2013. She has enjoyed working in the Office of Advancement since 2011, coming to us as an administrative assistant and working her way up to a Director position. As Director of Annual Giving, she manages all university direct mail and online fundraising campaigns, as well as Phonathon, faculty and staff giving, and donor recognition societies. Carrie has served on Staff Council and Assessment Council for the university. Prior to coming to OCU, Carrie lived in China for three years and taught English and business communication skills. 

Carrie is a graduate of OCU’s Nonprofit Leadership program and is an active community volunteer with organizations such as the United Way of Central Oklahoma and the Midtown Rotary Club. She is the Chair of the Oklahoma City chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network and has presented at the YNPN national conference. Carrie's husband, Jesse Sauer, is a graduate of OCU's M.A. TESOL program. They have two young children and an adopted mutt.


B.S., Psychology (Magna Cum Laude), Loyola University Chicago 

M.A., Applied Sociology - Nonprofit Leadership (High Honors), Oklahoma City University

Contact Information

Room 307
Ann Lacy Admissions & Visitor Center
Oklahoma City, OK 73106