Kathleen McMahon

Kathleen McMahon joined Northern Virginia Family Service in 2019 as the Executive Vice President of Development and Communications. As a professional and a volunteer, Kathleen has worked tirelessly to build capacity for organizations focused on youth development, volunteer service, dropout prevention, workforce development, education, and mentoring. She has held leadership roles at a number of nonprofits and social enterprises, including the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and the policy research firm Civic, where she served as the Chief of Staff and COO. Earlier in her career, Kathleen led teams at Capital Partners for Education, WAVE, and the Points of Light Foundation to develop programs and generate individual, foundation, corporate, and government support.

Kathleen is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Syracuse University and earned a Masters in Nonprofit Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of Leadership Greater Washington’s Class of 2022. Kathleen lives in Vienna, VA with her husband and three daughters. She loves to travel, practice yoga, and explore new restaurants.

kmcmahon@nvfs.org, 571.748.2535