Aaron Dunham


Senior Associate Director of IPTAY Major Gifts

Phone: 864-656-5209

Aaron joined the IPTAY team in 2010 and currently serves as the Director of Major Gifts. He has been an integral part of a team that has raised over $201M for Clemson athletics, and has personally secured over $72M in commitments. His primary responsibilities involve securing major gifts for IPTAY and overseeing the major gifts team.  His main focus area is managing basketball fundraising in conjunction with Head Coach Brad Brownell. Prior to joining the IPTAY staff, Aaron worked with Athletic Fundraising at the College of Charleston from 2007 to 2010 and with the Athletic Department at UNC Chapel Hill from 2002 to 2007.

Aaron graduated from Davidson College in 2000 and earned a B.A. in Political Science. He also earned a M.A. in Sports Administration from UNC Chapel Hill in 2007, and graduated from the Sport Management Institute in 2015. Aaron currently resides in Greenville, SC with his wife, Natalie Dunham. Natalie is originally from Winston-Salem, NC and now works as an in-house counsel at Milliken & Company.  Aaron and Natalie have been married for thirteen years and have a daughter, Catherine (6), and a son, Spencer (1).