Todd Newcomb is a familiar face to most Bucknellians, from his time on campus as a student and in his current role as an athletic administrator. Now in his 19th year as a member of the athletics staff, Newcomb returned to Bucknell in 1999 after spending 10 years in the Patriot League Office, the last six months of that time as interim executive director of the league. As the Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs and Director of the Bison Club, Newcomb works closely with the Development and Alumni Relations staff and is responsible for assisting to coordinate annual, planned, capital and special gifts for the department of athletics and recreation. He assists the head coaches in their cultivation and stewardship of their alumni, parents and friends, and is the department’s voice at most of its public functions throughout the year. Newcomb is also the current chair of the Bucknell Athletics Hall of Fame selection committee. Under Newcomb's watch, the Bison Club topped the $1 million mark in donations for the first time in 2003-04, and in 2016-17 helped the department bring in more than $2.7 million in Bison Club recpeipts.
A veteran of 25 years in college athletics fundraising and operations, Tom Harvey joined the Bucknell community in 2004 as Manager of Athletics Fundraising. He was promoted to Senior Manager of Athletics Fundraising in November of 2008 and to Assistant Director of Athletics Fundraising in 2011. Currently, he is the Director of Athletics Development. Harvey's primary responsibility is to work closely with Bucknell's director of annual giving, the director of athletics and the director of the Bison Club to identify and solicit new annual donors to the Bison Club, while also soliciting current supporters to increase their annual giving.Harvey also works with capital giving prospects to raise needed funds for such areas as endowment and facilities. Prior to Bucknell, Harvey worked as a financial consultant for Smith Barney in Boca Raton, Fla., from 2002-04, but from 1989-2002 he worked exclusively in college athletics, including a four-year stint as director of external opertaions for football at Florida Atlantic University. Among his duties were coordinating all external football units, including ticket sales and operations, marketing and promotions, community relations, advertising, major gifts and the annual fund. Harvey was instrumental in raising over $9 million for the start-up of FAU's football program. He also served as donor relations coordinator and director of regional athletic development for the Hurricane Club at the University of Miami.
Kylie Martin joined the Bucknell Athletics fundraising team in September 2017 as manager for athletics development and the Bison Club. Martin most recently served as the Pioneer Club coordinator of athletic advancement at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. In this role, she managed an annual fund donor portfolio and represented each of the 32 varsity programs, including all marketing and promotional efforts of the Pioneer Club and the Athletic Director newsletter. In addition, she organized and managed the Forever Pioneers student-athlete and athletics staff giving challenge campaigns and the Pioneers Legacy Program, focusing specifically on the engagement of athletics alumni.
Martin earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Springfield College, majoring in movement and sports studies, and athletic administration, respectively. As a graduate student, she served as a graduate fellow in the Springfield College Athletics Department and as a volunteer intern in the Office of Development.
David Marble '10
David Marble '10, one of the all-time great Bison wrestlers, returned to Bucknell in December 2017 to serve as manager for athletics development and the Bison Club.
During his days as a 133-pound wrestler at Bucknell, Marble was a four-time NCAA qualifier and EIWA Championships placewinner. He finished his career with a 111-44 record, placing him third on the program's all-time wins list at the time. As a senior captain he went 30-10, and Marble finished his Bison career with a 61-17 record in dual matches, including 22-5 in EIWA duals. Honored with the team's Class of 2010 Leadership Award following the 2009-10 campaign, Marble received the Edward W. Pangburn Award at Bucknell's annual Senior Awards Dinner. The award is given for "sportsmanship, fellowship and contribution to the University".
After graduating with a degree in psychology, Marble remained at Bucknell for three seasons as an assistant coach under Dan Wirnsberger. He then spent four years working as a marketing representative with Federated Mutual Insurance Company in Alexandria, Virginia, while serving as a volunteer assistant coach at George Mason University.
Last March, Marble moved on to Salesforce.com, where he served as a business development representative for the public sector of the fourth-largest software company in the world.
Since May 2016, Marble has also been the treasurer of the Buffalo Valley Regional Training Center, a non-profit wrestling training facility in Lewisburg.
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