Maggie Burns

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Maggie Burns

Position: Vice President of Philanthropy & External Affairs

As the Vice President of Philanthropy and External Affairs, Maggie provides strategy, leadership and direction for all agency fundraising while overseeing marketing, communications and external affairs. First joining St. Francis House in 2012, Maggie is a member of the St. Francis House executive team and plays a key role in developing and implementing organizational strategy.

Before joining St. Francis House, Maggie was Senior Director of Development at the United Way of Mass Bay and Merrimack Valley, where she managed the Private Equity Venture Capital Industry and launched the nationally acclaimed Women’s and Emerging Leaders affinity programs.

Throughout her career, Maggie has been instrumental in organizational and departmental strategic planning. Drawing from extensive leadership experience, Maggie understands the complexities of growing small to mid-size organizations.

In addition to her work at St. Francis House, Maggie is a Founding member of The Roundtable, a group of Development and Advancement leaders from organizations with an annual budget of less than $25 million, who come together to workshop challenges and share best practices.

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