Liles, Byron

Byron L Liles

Director of Gift and Estate Planning
University Development Office

Phone: 512-475-6420

Office Location
DEV 4.410

Postal Address
The University of Texas at Austin
University Development Office
P O Box 7458
Austin, TX 78713-7458


With over a decade of experience, Byron Liles has spent his entire career in the nonprofit sector, primarily serving in various posts within a development program. Before joining The University of Texas at Austin, Byron oversaw gift planning efforts for Ducks Unlimited in its Southern and Great Plains regions. Byron is experienced in gifts of complex assets, skilled at working with teams of attorneys and advisors, and has a proven track record of securing both current and deferred gifts. 

Byron received his degree from the University of Memphis with concentrations in Nonprofit Development and Administration, along with Organizational Leadership, and has attained a Chartered Advisor of Philanthropy® designation through the American College of Financial Services. Outside of work, Byron and his wife, Robin, enjoy exploring Austin and spending time with their four (large) rescue dogs.