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James Garcia


James M. Garcia serves as the Senior Advancement Officer, Principal and Planned Gifts at York College of Pennsylvania. He came to York in July of 2015 as a Major Gifts Officer. He brings almost 10 years of experience to his role. Prior to coming to York he served as the Director of Parent Giving at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, and the Individual Giving Coordinator at The Philadelphia Orchestra in Philadelphia, PA.

James is married to Kristie, a Special Education teacher in the Dover Area School District, and has one son, Oliver. In his spare time, he enjoys model trains, drumming, and baseball.


  • B.A., Music and Business: Concentration in Management, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, 2010
  • M.S., Higher Education Administration, Southern New Hampshire University, 2018
  • Discipline of Frontline Fundraising Certificate, Plus Delta Partners, 2017
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