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Meet the members of the UT Austin Gift and Estate Planning team. Click on a name below to see an individual bio, or scroll down to meet the entire team.

Amanda Brown Irving
Executive Director of Development
Amanda Brown Irving joined the Gift and Estate Planning team as a director in December 2013. Previously, Amanda was director of development for UT’s Cockrell School of Engineering and a major gifts officer at Cornell University. Amanda started her career in high-tech public relations and marketing after graduating from UT’s Moody College of Communication.
Jeff Glosser
Senior Director
 Jeff Glosser has served in the Gift and Estate Planning office since 1997. Previously, he was with American Trust Company in New England, and US Bank in Cincinnati (formerly First National Bank of Cincinnati) in their trust department. He received a bachelor’s degree in business from Bucknell University, earned an MBA from the University of Cincinnati, and received a trust certificate from the New England School of Banking at Williams College.
Tim Aronson
 Tim Aronson joined the Gift and Estate Planning office in January 2017. Tim has returned to the university’s development team after spending eight years at the Seton Williamson Foundation, the Seton Fund, and the LIVESTRONG/span> foundation. His previous experience at UT Austin included roles within the University Development Office as well as the College of Natural Sciences. Tim earned his BA in Economics from Pennsylvania State University.
Doug Duke
Doug Duke joined the Gift and Estate Planning team as associate director in 2012. Previously, he was assistant director for major gifts with both the College of Natural Sciences and the university’s major gifts team. Before joining UT in 2006, Doug managed corporate and private banking relationships in Atlanta and Houston. He earned his bachelor’s degree (Plan II) from UT and his MBA from Emory University.
Andria Brannon
Andria Brannon joined the Gift and Estate Planning team as a director in 2016 after serving for seven years as the Chief Development Officer for the UT Austin School of Nursing. Andria has a long history in fundraising and development, having previously worked in both grass-roots and national non-profits. She holds a BA in English Literature and an MS in Counseling from The University of North Texas and a Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University.
Nina Kantesaria
Development Specialist
Nina Kantesaria has been a part of the Gift and Estate Planning team since June 2016. Prior to joining UT Austin, she worked with Seton Healthcare, North American Power, and Saks Incorporated in various project management and coordinator roles. Nina graduated from Bentley University in Waltham, MA with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Master of Science in Marketing Analytics.