Barry Faircloth
Barry  Faircloth

Senior Associate Athletic Director, Development

Alma Mater:
Wake Forest, 1993


Wake Forest's Deacon Club Achieves Fundraising Success

Fundraising success leads to increase in scholarship support and contributes to building boom on campus


Barry Faircloth Named NAADD Fundraiser of the Year

Wake Forest Associate Athletic Director for Development Barry Faircloth received the honor for helping giving surpass $48 million in the past year.


Wake Forest in the News, July 30, 2012

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Barry Faircloth enters his 16th year at Wake Forest University in 2015-16, serving as the Associate Athletic Director for Development.

Faircloth, a 1993 Wake Forest graduate, joined the Demon Deacon athletics staff after an eight-year sales and sales management career with Wallace Computer Services in Raleigh, Atlanta and Winston-Salem.

After one year as the Varsity Club Director, Barry was promoted to Associate Athletic Director of Development. Over the next 11 years, Barry managed various external areas including ticket operations, gift accounting, marketing and media relations.

In 2009, Barry created one of the first internal ticket sales teams, which has become a model for other programs to follow.

A 1993 Wake Forest graduate, Barry returned to his roots in the athletic department after growing up on the football practice fields as the son of Football Coach Bill Faircloth.

He is responsible for the administration of all fund-raising in the athletic department including the Deacon Club annual scholarship fund, capital campaigns, endowment planned giving and the ticket sales team.

Barry and his wife, Beth ('93), have three daughters, Spencer, Sophia and Olivia.

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