USM Foundation

Ann Kolakowski

Director of Gift Planning Services

Prior to joining the USM, Ann served as Senior Director of Planned Gifts at the Humane Society of the United States. Before that, she worked as Director of Major and Planned Gifts at Towson University. She has held planned giving, alumni, and communication positions at Johns Hopkins and Goucher College as well. Ann is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy as well as president-elect of the National Capital Gift Planning Council.

At the USM, Ann works with our campuses to provide expertise on planned gifts, establish and lead a network of planned giving professionals across the System, and create programs to build planned giving skills among the System’s major gift fundraisers.


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Phone number: 301-445-2720

Ann Kolakowski

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