Tristan joined the Hokie Club in 2018 as an Associate Director of Major Gifts. His responsibilities include identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift prospects and donors to the Hokie Club. Tristan received his undergraduate degree from St. Bonaventure in New York. He also earned his Master's Degree from California University of Pennsylvania. Tristan's wife, Andrea, was previously an assistant women's basketball coach at St. Bonaventure. They live in Christiansburg with their daughter Harper and son, Declan.