Annual Giving

Contact Annual Giving

Should you have questions or would like more information about supporting AG, please contact any member of the staff.

Kavon Akhtar

Director of Annual Giving

Kavon Akhtar joined the annual giving team in August 2015 as associate director of annual giving. He then served as the director of young alumni giving until 2019, when he became director of annual giving. A D.C.-area native, he received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from George Washington University. Kavon came to St. Albans from Flint Hill School, his alma mater, where he served as sports information director and then as director of alumni relations. Kavon is responsible for developing and implementing annual giving’s strategy. Kavon serves as a primary point of contact for donors and supports the work of our dedicated volunteer teams. In addition to his steadfast work in the Development Office, Kavon has served as an assistant coach for the varsity basketball team since the 2016-17 season. He and his wife, Jordan, reside in Arlington, Va.

Kavon can be reached at 202-537-6409 or click here to send an email.

Sharon W. Gibson

Director of Parent Annual & Leadership Giving

Sharon Gibson joined the development team in June 2018 to work closely with families on their philanthropic support of St. Albans. In collaboration with her development colleagues, Sharon will strive to articulate the ways parents, grandparents, and parents of alumni may make a meaningful difference in the lives of our boys and strengthen our school.

Prior to arriving at St. Albans, Sharon worked in advancement roles at Georgetown University, Sidwell Friends School, Harvard Law School, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She received her A.B. cum laude in philosophy from Harvard College and M.A. in decorative arts, design history, material culture from the Bard Graduate Center. Originally from Brooklyn, N.Y., Sharon resides in Virginia with her husband and two children. Sharon volunteers as a children’s worship leader at the Georgetown Presbyterian Church and is involved with growing the family activities at the National Building Museum.

Sharon can be reached at 202-537-6427 or click here to send an email.

Honor Murphy

Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Honor joined the development team in July 2020 as assistant director of annual giving. In her role, she has the primary responsibility for coordinating areas of Annual Giving communication, database management, donor relations, and stewardship. Before coming to St. Albans, she worked in a development position at College Possible, a nonprofit helping students from low-income backgrounds go to college. Originally from Maryland, she moved to Minnesota for five years and graduated from Macalester College with a degree in English Literature. In her spare time, Honor enjoys reading, baking, and paper marbling.

Honor can be reached at 202-537-5687 or click here to send an email.

Located in Washington D.C.,  St. Albans School is a private, all boys day and boarding school. For more than a century, St. Albans has offered a distinctive educational experience for young men in grades 4 through 12. While our students reach exceptional academic goals and exhibit first-rate athletic and artistic achievements, as an Episcopal school we place equal emphasis upon moral and spiritual education.