Chase Clancy, a Pacific Northwest native from Seattle, joined the McCombs Development and External Relations team in August of 2013. Working first as a Development Associate supporting the Major Gifts Officers, he has since moved into the Special Gifts Officer role in which he works to cultivate relationships and create engagement opportunities for the young alumni and friends of the school in Houston and San Antonio. Prior to joining the McCombs School of Business, Chase was a Development Assistant at Humanities Washington, Washington State’s flagship nonprofit for promoting and providing educational programs based in the humanities. Outside of work, Chase enjoys playing music (guitar, bass, and drums) and attending shows, hanging out at the ranch, and exploring Austin’s unique food scene. He lives in north Austin with his wife, Amy, and their two overweight bulldogs, Napoleon and Dolly Parton.