West Texas A&M University

J. Rich Sparks

J. Rich Sparks

Assistant Director of Development

Office: Engineering and Computer Science Building Room 118
Email: jsparks@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2663

Professional Profile

Sparks joined the development staff in January 2016 as the development officer for the School of Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics and the College of Business. He held previous positions on campus at the Alumni Association (regional development) and the First United Bank Center (director of operations).
Sparks earned a bachelor's degree in management in 2010 and a master's in corporate communications in 2014 from WT, and is now pursuing an MBA at WT.

Personal Sketch

He was born in Big Spring and he and his wife, Sarah ’15, now reside in Canyon. His hobbies include anything outdoors.
Sparks is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Canyon Chamber of Commerce and is involved with the University Church of Christ.