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UCM Foundation

Smiser Alumni Center
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8000
Toll Free: 866.752.7257
giving@ucmo.edu





MaryLeeGuthrie

Meet MaryLee Guthrie

As a major gift officer for the UCM Foundation, MaryLee Guthrie enjoys meeting with alumni and hearing their stories about how UCM influenced their lives and careers. 

MaryLee also is a UCM alumnus; she graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration and management. A member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Mid-America Chapter, she came to the UCM Foundation in 2011, having worked for the Boys & Girls Club of West Central Missouri in Sedalia. Her career also includes a variety of marketing and finance positions in the Sedalia and Shawnee Mission, Kan., areas. 

In her hometown of La Monte, Mo., MaryLee is active in both the school board and the United Methodist Church. Her daughter, Sydney, is at Oklahoma City University majoring in vocal performance and vocal music education.



Recent Gifts Helping UCM Students

  • $20,000 for social work senior scholarship
  • $11,054 for Mules Golf
  • $14,762 to KMOS
  • $450,000 charitable gift annuity to benefit art department
  • $15,275 in-kind gift for art department
  • $10,000 for Mules Baseball
  • $10,701 for GA Athletic Training
  • $12,000 to Wrestling Practice Room Construction
  • $33,300 to female agriculture scholarship