Robin Maness

Associate Dean of Development, Alumni Relations and Continuing Legal Education and Chief Development Officer
Last Updated: July 7, 2023

Robin Maness oversees the development and alumni relations team for the USC Gould School of Law. She leads all fundraising and alumni engagement efforts and is responsible for the school’s strategic goals and priorities through individual, corporate and foundation giving. Maness also oversees the continuing legal education programs at Gould.

Prior to joining USC Gould, Maness served over 10 years at Southern Methodist University in a variety of roles most recently as the Executive Director of Principal Gifts overseeing all fundraising efforts of the schools and units. In addition, she held key positions planning and producing events for the Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney Studios as well as lead development roles for Anaheim Memorial Hospital, Opera Pacific, and Chapman University.

Maness holds a BA in Communications with a minor in Music and an MS in Human Resources Management from Chapman University.