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Meet the Staff

Southern Adventist University
Planned Giving

P.O. Box 370
Lynn Wood Hall, Room 2026
Collegedale, TN 37315
Telephone: 800.768.8437 or 423.236.2832

8:00am - 5:30pm Monday through Thursday
8:00am - 12:00pm Friday

Contact Us

Our Staff
Carolyn M. Liers Carolyn M.Liers
Director of Planned Giving
Carolyn Liers, Director of Planned Giving, has served Southern Adventist University since 1996. Carolyn has a passion for inspiring generosity that will provide life-changing opportunities for students at Southern while also helping alumni and friends to thoughtfully plan and manage the assets that God has entrusted in their care. Carolyn says, "It is a privilege to work in an environment where I can serve those who value Christian education as much as I do—helping them to experience the joy of giving."

Certified to perform Planned Giving/Trust Services, Carolyn assists Southern's Planned Giving office in maintaining the highest level of accreditation with the North American Division of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

Carolyn currently serves on the Planned Giving Committee, Fundraising Committee, Wellness Committee, and is a member of the Legacy Society and Georgia-Cumberland Association Board of Directors. Before coming to Southern, she worked in management and corporate travel consulting.

Kimberly Bobenhausen Kimberly Bobenhausen
Planned Giving Coordinator
Kimberly Bobenhausen is a Planned Giving coordinator for Southern Adventist University where she has served since May 2017. Prior to joining Southern's team, Kim worked in Planned Giving at It Is Written for three years, earning her certification in Trust Services through the North American Division in 2015.

Previously Kim also served as an administrative assistant, freelance editor, and homeschooling mother of Kyle and Delaney—both of whom are now students at Southern.

Kim endeavors to use the talents that God has given her to inspire others. In Planned Giving, she strives to help Southern students, alumni, employees, and friends of Southern discover and fulfill God's plan, not just in their finances, but in every aspect of their lives. She is grateful for the opportunity to serve at Southern.

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