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Caroline Capocelli

Assistant Director for Leadership Gifts
Caroline Capocelli
460 Turner Street, Suite 306 (0259)
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Caroline Capocelli serves as the Assistant Director for Leadership Gifts under the College of Engineering. With an extensive background in fundraising for nonprofit organizations, Caroline focuses on securing resources from alumni, parents, and friends of the college in an effort to provide excellence in engineering education, research and public service.


Caroline holds a Bachelor’s degree in Musical Theatre from Coastal Carolina University. She received a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Arts Leadership from Virginia Tech.


Caroline joined the Virginia Tech fundraising team in 2019 serving as Annual Giving Officer for Central Advancement. Her prior experience includes working for several large-scale performing arts organizations in varying capacities including fundraising, marketing, event planning, and education outreach. She currently serves as Chair of the Development Committee on the board of directors for The Lyric Theatre in Blacksburg, VA.