Corley previously served as Assistant Vice President, Advancement Strategic Initiatives at the Darden School Foundation where she is the senior leader and fundraiser. She achieved the Foundation’s largest contribution in 2021 of $44 Million, the School's largest by a living donor. As the previous Senior Director of Advancement and Director of Major Gifts at Darden she led the major gifts team, reunion giving team, and planned giving strategy for Darden’s Powered by Purpose campaign, in addition to managing a portfolio of donors. In her nearly four years at Darden, she led Darden in raising more than $76 million in planned giving towards a $100 million planned giving campaign goal with over 3.5 years to go in the campaign.
Before joining Darden, Corley worked for George Washington University Law School and Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law leading law school advancement, alumni relations, and communications. Corley was a longtime member of the executive committee of the Institutional Advancement Section of the Association of American Law Schools and chaired the section in 2016.
A Georgia native, Corley is a graduate of the UVA College of Arts and Sciences and earned a Masters in Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina.