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Maggie Guggenheimer

Maggie is Director of Advancement of the Mind & Life Institute. She has lived and worked in Charlottesville since 2007, having previously served as Chief Advancement Officer of Virginia Humanities, Managing Director of the Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, and Executive Director of Piedmont Council for the Arts (PCA). While at PCA, Maggie organized the first comprehensive study of the economic impact of the local nonprofit arts sector and subsequent community cultural planning process. She also taught arts marketing for UMass Amherst and the University of Virginia, where she earned her BA in art history prior to receiving an MA in arts administration from Columbia University’s Teachers College. Maggie enjoys practicing meditation, being outdoors with her husband and daughter, learning to weave on a loom, serving on the development committee of Georgia’s Friends, and running with Charlottesville’s Prolyfyck Run Crew.

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