As Senior Vice President of Development, Mary leads NPCA's strategic vision to grow and achieve our mission of protecting and advocating for national parks, connecting our work to audiences and empowering individuals to reach their own philanthropic goals.
She joins NPCA with more than 20 years of experience leading nonprofit fundraising, marketing, and communications at complex national and global organizations, where she has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for conservation, environmental, and women’s rights movements. Mary and the teams she leads thrive when given the opportunity to shepherd audiences to achieve positive change and impact with their philanthropy.
Mary holds a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Pittsburgh, where she first learned a love for understanding people’s cultural context and their motivations.