Meet the Advancement Team

The Office of Advancement is charged with cultivating financial resources from individuals, corporations, and foundations to help Houston Baptist University achieve its mission. Come visit us at Hinton House and let us help you find that special way in which you can connect with the mission and vision of HBU.

Sharon Saunders

Vice President for Advancement & University Relations
(281) 649-3206

Charles Bacarisse

Vice President of Major Gifts
(281) 649-3428

Sarah Dennis

Development Officer
(281) 649-3350

Victoria Means

Editor and Coordinator
(281) 649-3634

Patricia “Patti” Bailey 

Advancement & University Relations Coordinator
(281) 649-3362

Candace Adams Desrosiers ’94

Associate Vice President for Alumni & University Relations
(281) 649-3413

Page Hernandez ’05

Director, Alumni Relations
(281) 649-3487

Melanie Hagerty ’06

Advancement Services Manager
(281) 649-3156

Sasha Redmon ’16

Advancement Gift Specialist
(281) 649-3002

Michael Basquez ’21

Coordinator for Advancement & Alumni Relations
(281) 649-3761