Associate Director of Development, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
Trent Zimmerman joined University Advancement as associate director of development for LMU Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts in 2019. He brings three years of experience in campaign management, fundraising strategy, and major gift fundraising. As associate director of development, Zimmerman is responsible for engaging alumni, parents, and friends of the university, specifically of the college of liberal arts, in meaningful and transformational philanthropy.
He comes to LMU from CCS Fundraising where as an executive director he oversaw campaign research, design, planning, implementation, and strategy. He was part of the team that developed the current campaign for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and was the youngest director in the company history to manage a campaign from the planning phase to completion.
He earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Loyola Marymount University and graduated in three years, winning a bet with his father. In his free time, Zimmerman enjoys cooking, hiking and climbing in the outdoors, and weightlifting.