Director of Development
College of Medicine
Zach Pretzer, CFRE, is Director of Development for the College of Medicine. He joined the Health Science Center's staff in 2010 after a four-year stint as a development officer for Oberlin College. From 2010-2011, he led UTHSC's annual giving efforts as the campus's first-ever Director of Annual Giving. Pretzer's previous experience includes serving as Associate Director of the Oberlin College Alumni Fund, Assistant Athletics Director for Development and Media Relations at Oberlin College, and Assistant Athletics Director for Media Relations and NCAA Compliance at Bryn Mawr College.
Pretzer has earned a B.A. from Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, and an M.S. from the
University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He and his wife, Ann, who is also an Oberlin and UT-Knoxville alumna, live in midtown with their children, Zoe and Jonas.