Maggie Gunther Osborn | President and CEO, MGO Partners, Inc. & Vice President, Florida Philanthropic Network
Maggie Gunther Osborn is president and CEO of MGO Partners, Inc., a training and capacity building consulting firm focused on the philanthropic sector. MGO Partner's areas of expertise include strategic planning, board development and philanthropy advising among others. With over 20 years of local and national experience, Ms. Osborn's significant operational and leadership experience has benefited numerous community institutions, foundations and grassroots organizations.
Ms. Osborn is Vice President of the Florida Philanthropic Network, a statewide membership organization supporting the philanthropic sector through programming, advocacy and partnerships. Prior to joining FPN, she served eight years as Grant Director for the Conn Memorial Foundation.
Ms. Osborn began her professional career in the international retail industry and transitioned into the philanthropic sector. Having held positions of increasing responsibility throughout her career, she has led organizations through multi-million dollar fundraising campaigns, helped to build small organizations into stable community assets and developed training and board development programs for the sector.
A 2003 Hull Fellowship recipient from the Southeastern Council on Foundations (SECF), Ms. Osborn has been recognized as a leader, an advocate, and is a frequent speaker on leadership and the social purpose sector at community events and national conferences. Ms. Osborn holds a master degree in Leadership & Philanthropy from Antioch University and a degree from the Notre Dame of Maryland University, where she was a Morrissy Scholar. Additional academic studies include specialization in non-profit management from Goucher College and the University of Tampa School of Business, where Ms. Osborn serves as a faculty practitioner. Ms. Osborn is a member of the Forum of Regional Associations and the Independent Sector as well as the Center for Responsive Philanthropy. She serves as a member of the Training Team of the Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay.
Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay programs:
- Get on Board! The Art of Board Governance
- Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Boards
- Measuring Your Organization's Impact
- Certificate in Grant Writing
What participants have said:
"Maggie was able to help me have my AHA moment..."
"Maggie was knowledgeable, enjoying and insightful. Excellent facilitator!"
"Maggie = GREAT PRESENTER!"
"Excellent presenter, made the complexity of strategic planning simple and do-able."