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Many members of our community recognize that education is the key to transforming their lives. You can provide the gift of education and positively impact the life of a Montgomery College student, while helping to ensure that Montgomery County remains a wonderful place to live for all our residents. Seventy one percent of our graduates remain in Montgomery County, joining our workforce and contributing to our local economy. Please consider making a gift to the Montgomery College Foundation.

Mary Pat Alcus, Montgomery College Foundation Board Chair, 2023-2025

Mary Pat Alcus, Montgomery College Foundation Board Chair, 2023-2025

The Montgomery College Foundation, whose Tax ID number is 52-126-7008, is an 501(c)(301) Institutionally Related Foundation IRF governed by a board of directors, who support the mission and vision of Montgomery College. Through advocacy, influence, and financial support, these volunteer leaders work to ensure understanding of and commitment to the community college philosophy of opportunity, inclusion, and educational achievement for all.

Private donations from local businesses, foundations, community leaders, alumni, and college faculty and staff are instrumental in providing scholarships and programs that make Montgomery College relevant to the students and communities it serves. Donations for academic and other special programs enhance areas such as the arts, humanities, business, athletics, biotechnology, engineering, workforce development, and health sciences.

Foundation Officers

Mary Pat Alcus, Chair
Institutional Investment Consultant

Erica L. Webber, Vice Chair
Managing Director & Senior Trust Officer, Bank of America Private Bank

William C. Foote, CPA, Treasurer
Business Advisory Partner, Aprio

Roberta F. Shulman, At-large Representative 
Consultant, Shulman Associates

Joyce Matthews, Executive Director of Montgomery College Foundation/Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, Montgomery College

Donna M. Pina, Financial Director
Director of Foundation Finance, Montgomery College


Kenneth H. Becker
Principal, Rakusin & Becker Management

Ashley B. Cheng 
Managing Director, Bethesda Game Studios

Martin P. Colburn
Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer, CFA Institute

Kenneth C. Cook
Board of Director, Sandy Spring Bank

Anne L. Gunsteens
Retired Executive Director, The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation

R. William Hard 
Retired Executive Vice President and Principal, LCOR Inc.

J. Stephen McAuliffe III, Esq.
Principal, Miles & Stockbridge PC

Connie Oxford McGuire
Retired Professor, Business, Montgomery College

Michael S. Paukstitus
Principal, Global Realty Investors LLC 

Steven V. Roberts
Shapiro Professor of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University

Jane C. Smith
Adjunct Professor, Business and Achieving the Promise Academy Coach, Montgomery College

Morgan Sullivan
Executive Managing Director, JLL

Cristopher J. White
Managing Director, Investments, Penzance

Student Board Member

Joshua Hayes
Computer Science and Information Systems, Montgomery College 

Esmeralda Quenum
Biological Science, Montgomery College

Directors Emeriti

Douglas M. Firstenberg
Principal, StonebridgeCarras


Jermaine F. Williams, Ed.D.
President, Montgomery College


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