Mary-Lena Kikta

Events Coordinator | Elkridge, MD

As a member of the Advancement team, Mary-Lena plans and executes special events and supports larger, more complex regional events designed to cultivate, recognize, educate and steward stakeholders, current donors, and prospective donors, with a focus on corporate donors.

Mary-Lena earned her Bachelor of Arts in History from Miami University and spent several years as an Air Force Logistics Readiness Officer, both active duty and reserves. She has experience as a project manager and volunteer for numerous military support family events. An active duty Marine Corps spouse, a mom to four children who have benefited from United Through Reading, and an avid reader, she is keenly aware of the hardships faced by military families and is committed to facilitating family support programs and initiatives. Mary-Lena and her family currently reside in Elkridge, Maryland. Contact Mary-Lena at