Taryn Deaton, a native of Austin, Texas, has started her work as director of development at the Baptist Joint Committee. Previously, she worked in alumni affairs for Columbia University in New York, as well as donor development for the National Capital Area Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Deaton also has been the director of campus relations for the Texas Exes, which is the alumni association for the University of Texas at Austin, and the director of development and admissions for the John Leland Center for Theological Studies in Falls Church, Va.
Deaton is a communication graduate of Southwestern University, and she earned a Master of Theological Studies degree from Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University in 2012, where she was a Brauch Scholar.
Deaton and her husband live in Alexandria, Va.
From the September 2012 Report from the Capital. Click here for the next article.