Meet Our Team
Holli Kenney, Vice President of Advancement
Holli Kenney is Vice President of Advancement for St. Agnes Academy – St. Dominic School where she oversees the Advancement Office which includes Development, Communications, and Admissions. The following school functions fall under the Advancement Office - the annual fund, alumni relations, major gifts, admissions, internal and external communication, marketing, and special events.
Holli’s career in non-profit fundraising has spanned the past twelve years and includes positions at The Orpheum Theatre and The Huntsville Museum of Art. Holli and her husband Nick have three boys – Griffin (SDS 6), Miles (SDS 3) and Foster (SDS PK).
Brooke Thompson Hamilton, SAA ’06, Director of Development
Brooke Hamilton is the Director of Development for St. Agnes Academy – St. Dominic School and responsible for the Annual Fund, Gingerbread House and the Annual Gala & Auction.
Brooke was a 14-year student at St. Agnes Academy and received her B.A. in Marketing from the University of Memphis. She served in various Development capacities at The Orpheum Theatre before joining the SAA-SDS Development team. Brooke and her husband Chris have two sons, James (SDS K) and Will (SDS PK)!
Tami Vincent Shepard, SAA ’80, Director of Donor Relations
Tami Vincent Shepard, SAA’80, is the Director of Donor Relations and responsible for gift processing, acknowledgement fulfillment, and the management of the school’s development database. Tami has served in many roles in the Development Office, including directing the annual fund, alumni relations programs, and managing the Annual Gala & Auction for many years.
Tami and her husband, Dave, have two daughters, Madison (SAA ‘09) and Megan (SAA ‘15) who were both fifteen-year students at St. Agnes Academy.
Liz Barksdale, Alumnae/i Engagement Coordinator for St. Agnes Academy and St. Dominic School
Liz Barksdale is the Alumnae Engagement Coordinator for St. Agnes Academy and St. Dominic School and responsible for alumni relations, including planning and running special events designed for alumni and implementing services and activities that engage alumni and encourage participation in the life of the SAA-SDS.
Liz received her B.A. in Education from Mississippi State University. Before joining the Development Office, Liz served as a teacher for thirteen years, eight of which have been at St. Agnes. Liz and her husband Brad have a daughter and three sons, Mirriam (SAA 10), Heinz (SDS3), Murphy (SDS K), and Al (SDS PK2)!