Darius Woody serves Goizueta Business School as the Director of Corporate Relations through the Advancement and Alumni Engagement team. He is responsible for developing and leading the execution of detailed corporate relations strategies, synchronizing and managing key corporate partners on behalf of the school with overall development for Emory University.
Darius brings over twenty-three years of compelling corporate experience, including business development, client relations, and revenue generation. With a strong sales background, Darius consistently surpassed annual targets of $120M and individual targets of $8M. In this role, he creates and implements strong plans to build both philanthropic and academic opportunities with local and national corporations. He is experienced in leading diverse teams to develop new value-added proposals, increasing commitments to long-term business partnerships as well as securing major philanthropic gifts.
Darius Woody earned his MBA from Webster University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Morris Brown College. He is the father of DQ, a member of the United States Air Force, and Mikell, a senior at the University of West Georgia. DQ is married with a family, making Darius a proud grandfather. Darius is a self-confessed motorcycle speed enthusiast with a love of travel and a penchant for challenges.