Director of Gift Receipting & Research
Callie Blackburn is the Director of Gift Receipting and Research in the Development Department of Columbia International University. She oversees gift processing and the mailing database for Columbia International University, Ben Lippen School, 89.7 WMHK and New Life 91.9 WRCM. She also trains other CIU employees to use the database system.
She has worked in the Development Department at CIU for 16 years as an administrative assistant, Gift Management Supervisor and the Director of GR&R.
Callie is a graduate of CIU with a Masters in Christian Education (class of 2003). She moved to Columbia from Miami, Florida where she served as an administrative assistant and youth leader at Old Cutler Presbyterian Church for seven years. She earned a BA in English from University of Florida in 1989.
She is the proud aunt of three nieces and two nephews and the owner of one energetic beagle, named Patch.