City of Promise
Ms. Coleman currently works as the Development Director at City of Promise, a nonprofit that offers academic support to low-income children in three neighborhoods in Charlottesville. She previously served at Director of Institutional Advancement at The Covenant School and as Director of Donor Relations at Woodberry Forest School. Mary has extensive experience in fundraising, donor stewardship, marketing, and alumni and parent programs. Her event experience includes capital campaign celebrations, alumni reunions, auctions, dedications, and donor receptions. Mary met her husband, Joe, while both were students at Princeton University and they lived for 23 years at Woodberry Forest. The Colemans have been married 35 years and have seven children and four grandchildren.