Director of Special Giving
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(706) 583-8073

University of Georgia
School of Law
131 Rusk Hall
Athens, GA 30602
United States

Biographical Information

Phyllis Cooke Webb has been with the University of Georgia School of Law since 1992, and she currently serves as its director of special giving. She is responsible for growing targeted funds that support the school's mission, facilitating mini-campaigns for sponsorships and named spaces, and advancing planned giving.

Webb joined the school's fundraising team in 2000 and as the previous director of annual giving brought the Law School Fund to record levels. Webb made a lot of friends for the law school long before she started raising money by serving as activities coordinator in the law school's Alumni Programs Office. She wore many hats in that role - helping to organize law school special events such as Homecoming, Reunion Weekend and Law Day; applying her computer expertise to maintain and improve the alumni database; and representing the law school as an ambassador at alumni gatherings throughout the state. In 2012, she was featured in Columns, UGA's faculty staff newspaper, regarding her time at UGA -

Before coming to UGA, Webb was employed for 13 years at Baker & Taylor Books. She served in various positions including pricing specialist in the corporate office in Charlotte, N.C., where she was responsible for solicitations for government, national and international book contracts as well as the school and library markets.

She and her husband, Phillip, live in Commerce with their cat, Stella. Both of her daughters attended UGA, Christy Epps (BSFCS '04, MED '07, EDD'12) and Dana Griffin (AB '07, MED '08).