President Paul J. Maurer is pleased to announce that Mr. Garrett Luck, M.A., has accepted the invitation to serve as Montreat College’s next Vice President for Advancement.

“Garrett brings a passion for Christ-centered higher education and a commitment to furthering Montreat College’s mission through building relationships and increasing giving,” says Maurer. “I trust Garrett’s strong work ethic and results-oriented approach to advancement will continue to build upon the college’s success and growth.”

Luck received his bachelor’s degree in biblical studies from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Ill., and holds two master’s degrees in systematic theology and church history from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Ill.

Luck currently serves as Associate Vice President of Advancement and University Relations at Trinity International University. At Trinity, his leadership has helped to generate two consecutive years of record gift income, record alumni participation, and a twofold increase in alumni giving.

“I look forward to joining the leadership team at Montreat College and partnering with President Maurer and the entire leadership team in the strategic growth of the College,” says Luck.

Luck also held faculty support roles at Moody Bible Institute and spent five years serving as a youth and family pastor at the First Evangelical Haitian Baptist Church of Evanston. He currently serves as an adjunct professor of theology and Christian ministries at both Trinity and Moody.

Luck and his wife, Stephanie, have one son, Watson, and enjoy travel, having visited more than 50 countries and counting.

Luck will begin at Montreat College on Monday, September 12, 2022.