Meet the Staff
Assistant Dean for Development
Phone: (617) 353-2348
Ray Joyce (Questrom Social Impact MBA’91) brings more than 30 years of non-profit management and fundraising experience to STH along with a marketing and sales background in the private sector. He has spent most of his career to date in public television fundraising and managing a service for visually-impaired audiences developed at WGBH, running day-to-day operations for the station’s new media department and later heading up marketing, development, and educational services at WGBY. Ray also served as Executive Director for the grassroots church reform organization “Voice of the Faithful.” Prior to STH, he was the Director of Development at Lazarus House Ministries, a gospel-based human services organization, where he led their first-ever capital campaign, surpassing the $5 million goal. In total, Ray has raised more than $70 million for four different non-profits, including Boston University. Earlier in his career, he worked in marketing and sales at Wang Laboratories. Ray then served as a Peace Corps volunteer and later volunteered for Habitat for Humanity in the US and abroad. A graduate of Merrimack College, he was a member of their Alumni Executive Board and led their alumni retreat programs for many years. He also co-chaired his former church’s capital campaign and headed up their stewardship committee. Ray earned an MBA with a focus in non-profit management at Boston University while fundraising for the College of Engineering. He lives in Acton with his wife Michele and their three teenage children. They are active members of St. Elizabeth of Hungary parish where Ray volunteers as a confirmation leader and youth ministry volunteer.
Associate Director of Alumni & Donor Relations and Director of Online Lifelong Learning
Phone: (617) 353-8972
Rev. Andrew Kimble (STH’19) is Associate Director of Alumni & Donor Relations and Director of Online Lifelong Learning at the Boston University School of Theology (STH). He brings highly valued experience from his leadership roles at Boston University and the local community and is a strategic thinker and talented public speaker. A bridge-builder, Andrew is invested in sustaining collaborative partnerships between the academy and communities of moral discernment. Over three years, Andrew’s participation in philanthropic initiatives at STH helped raise $9 million for the school’s scholarships, programs, and annual fund. He earned his B.A. in Philosophy from Morehouse College, the HBCU that stands on that “red clay hill” in Atlanta, GA, and his M.Div. from STH, known widely as “the School of the Prophets.” An emerging scholar, Andrew teaches online mini-courses on “Embodying the Spirit of Afrofuturism” and “Reflecting with Howard Thurman” and directs STH’s Online Lifelong Learning program. He is also an educational advisor for the Trauma-Responsive Congregations project. In his free time, Andrew enjoys listening to live jazz, running outdoors, visiting the used book section in local bookstores, and spending time with family and friends.