Brian M. Oakes was named interim vice president for advancement in January 2022. He is a 1999 graduate of Loyola University Maryland and earned his MBA from Loyola in 2010. Previously, Oakes served as associate vice president for advancement since 2019. He joined Loyola in 2005 and has served several roles in the advancement division including director of alumni relations and director of development for Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. He currently oversees advancement, alumni engagement, marketing and communications, and career services.