Debbie Rider

Debbie Rider
Phone: (619) 260-5955
Office: Guadalupe Hall 201A

Director of Development, Law School

As director of development for the law school, Debbie is responsible for leading all facets of fund development, including cultivating major donors, directing annual fund raising and special events, soliciting of corporate and planned giving, and driving a $31.5 million capital campaign in support of scholarships, academic programs, and infrastructure. Debbie is an accomplished, results-driven development professional with proven fundraising skills for educational and non-profit organizations.  Previously, she served as chief development officer of Girl Scouts San Diego, where she directed a $1.5 million capital campaign to build a new cabin on the Girl Scouts campus. Prior to that role, Debbie served as the associate director of development for USD School of law, where she cultivated major donors, solicited annual giving, and increased the number of law firms participating in the law firm challenge as well as supported the Board of Visitors.  Debbie brings experience, enthusiasm, and strategic thinking to the Office of External Relations.