Maria Gudinas

Director of Development, UNH Foundation

UNH Manchester
Office 477


Currently Director of Development and Corporate Relations for UNH Manchester. Maria Gudinas has over 18 years of experience in development, primarily in the health and human services sector. Most recently she was Vice President of Resource Development at Granite United Way in New Hampshire managing a staff of eight and raising more than $7.3 million statewide through corporate and employee gifts along with individual gifts and grants. Prior to United Way, Maria was Chief Development Officer for the Merrimack Valley YMCA based in Lawrence, MA. Maria began her career in the public sector working at the Massachusetts State House and as a public relations professional at the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority. She graduated from Ithaca College in 1992 with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Politics and later completed her Master’s in Public Administration at Suffolk University. Maria lives with her husband and three daughters in Atkinson, NH.