Delta Tau Delta Educational Foundation Staffing Announcement

Delta Tau Delta Educational Foundation Announces Newest Leadership Gifts Officers

The Delta Tau Delta Educational Foundation is pleased to announce the hire of Ryan L. Ring and Jacob W. Smutz as leadership gifts officers. The leadership gifts officer role is a critical part of the Foundation’s efforts to cultivate alumni relationships in support of our mission.

Ring is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis on finance and minored in political science. He is originally from the Green Bay area.

Ring is a former member of the Delta Tau Delta Undergraduate Council (UGC) and the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. He has received numerous recognitions and awards from the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity and Foundation and has a sincere passion for giving back to Delt.

Smutz is a graduate of Valparaiso University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in global service. He is originally from West Lafayette, Indiana. He is currently pursuing his Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation.

Smutz brings a wealth of experience in the fundraising industry serving previously in annual and major giving capacities. He has a passion for the fraternal experience and for helping individuals realize their philanthropic goals.

“I am pleased to welcome Ryan and Jacob to the Delta Tau Delta Educational Foundation. They both bring passion, experience, and a distinct ability to connect with others,” commented Tony E. Vukusich, vice president of advancement with the Foundation.

Ring and Smutz will begin their service to the Delt Foundation September 9, 2019. For a full staff listing visit the Meet Our People page. For questions on how to support the Delta Tau Delta Educational Foundation please contact