Maggie Guggenheimer’s Bio

Maggie Guggenheimer, M.A.

Administrative and Business Development Executive

Department of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences

UVA Division of Perceptual Studies


UVA Division of Perceptual Studies

P.O. Box 800152 
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0152
Phone: 434-243-9826
Fax: 434-924-1712



Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, NY

  • A. in Arts Administration, 2006
  • Morse Fellowship

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

  • A. in Art History and Studio Art, 2003
  • Magna cum laude, Echols Scholar

Professional Experience

2022-2023: Contemplative Commons Director – University of Virginia

2020-2022: Director of Advancement – The Mind & Life Institute

2014-2020: Director of External Relations, Chief Advancement Officer – Virginia Humanities

2012-2014: Consultant for Research & Planning – Live Arts, Piedmont Council for the Arts, The Bridge PAI, University of Virginia Vice Provost for the Arts, Virginia Center for the Book, Virginia Film Festival

2011-2018: Lecturer in Arts Administration – University of Virginia, UMass Amherst

2007-2012: Executive Director – Piedmont Council for the Arts

  • Arts & Economic Prosperity Study IV
  • Create Charlottesville Cultural Plan

2006-2013: Researcher – Randi Korn & Associates (now Kera Collective)

Community Engagement

2022-Present: Board Member, Development and Community Engagement Chair – Charlottesville Tomorrow