Maria Pappas

The Tech Interactive
Vice President Development
Maria has enjoyed a long career in nonprofit management starting with the American Heart Association as a Regional Manager, Development Director and Executive Director here in the Silicon Valley. She built up the San Jose office to become a leader in the Western States Affiliate. After 22 years with the AHA, Maria joined The Tech as the Vice President of Development where she rebuilt the development team leading annual and capital campaign fundraising. During her tenure, she has led the fundraising efforts to generate over $100M to completely rebuild the exhibits and establish new educational programs. Maria completed the Course on Exponential Fundraising at Harvard's Kennedy School, has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Sociology with an emphasis in business from UCLA and is currently completing her Master's Degree in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from ASU.

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Wednesday, September 22

9:00am PDT

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