Young alumni council Area Rep & Alumni Volunteer of the Year Lily Eyraud class of 2011 at the 2016 fall band party

Charlotte’s Lily Eyraud named Clemson Alumni’s Volunteer of the Year

CLEMSON, South Carolina – The Clemson Alumni Association has selected Lily Eyraud of Charlotte to receive the 2016 Frank Kellers III Volunteer of the Year award. The award recognizes a Clemson alumnus for outstanding service and volunteerism to the university.

Eyraud previously served as chair of the engagement committee for the Clemson Young Alumni Council and currently serves as the communications lead for the Charlotte Clemson Club. For two years, she served as the Charlotte Clemson Young Alumni Council representative. Eyraud was also named to Clemson’s Young Alumni Council’s Roaring 10 this year for her continued efforts to uphold the university’s core values of honesty, integrity and respect.

Eyraud also serves the Charlotte community as a member of the United Way of Central Carolinas Young Leaders board since 2013. She has mentored and developed leaders as the regional recruitment coordinator for Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, and she was previously president of the sorority’s Charlotte alumnae chapter and education adviser for the Zeta Sigma chapter at the University of South Carolina.

Eyraud graduated from Clemson University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in financial management and a minor in accounting. A Certified Financial Planner, she is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration through the Cross Continent Program at Duke University. Eyraud works as a retirement financial planner at TIAA-CREF, where she analyzes client finances up to $4 million in net worth. She also coordinates with TIAA-CREF’s director of community relations to enhance the company’s impact on the community through the United Way.

The Clemson Alumni Association has presented the Frank Kellers III Volunteer of the Year Award annually since 1988 to show recognition and appreciation to individuals who have a passion for service and building the Clemson family. The award is named for Frank Kellers III, a member of Clemson’s Class of 1957.


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