Maggie Gunther Osborn is a seasoned social sector practitioner with more than 30 years of experience holding positions from across the entire continuum of philanthropy and leadership. She is known for her presentation skills, direct and sharp thinking, generosity, and sense of humor.
Osborn is the President & CEO of Maryland Philanthropy Network and a proud native of Baltimore. She previously served as Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President of United Philanthropy Forum. She joined the Forum in July 2016 after serving as President of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy. Before joining the Council, Osborn served as Vice President of the Florida Philanthropic Network, Grant Director for the Conn Memorial Foundation, Vice President of the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, and Chief Development Officer for The Florida Aquarium, among other posts following an early career in the designer fashion industry.
MGO Partners, Osborn’s consulting firm from 1998-2013, provided training and capacity-building support to the social purpose sector, acting as a liaison between grassroots organizations and grantmakers. Osborn holds a master’s degree in Leadership & Philanthropy from Antioch University and a bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame of Maryland University, where she was a Morrissy Scholar. She is a member of the Census Legacies Advisory Board, Washington National Cathedral Racial Justice Task Force, Baltimore Women’s Giving Circle REDI Committee, and the Nonprofit Vote Leadership Council. She serves as a mentor and resource to many.