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UCM Foundation

Smiser Alumni Center
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8000
Toll Free: 866.752.7257


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

  • $100 for Campus Cupboard
  • $500 for modern languages
  • $1,000 for Fund for Excellence
  • $77,761 for mathematics scholarship
  • $10,000 for Mules Football Locker Room Project
  • $10,000 for scholarship endowment
  • $20 monthly staff pledge for graphic design scholarship
  • $1,935 gift-in-kind for theatre and dance fund
  • $8,358 stock gift for scholarships
  • $35 online credit card gift for KMOS programming