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The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation
Executive Director (retired)

Anne L. Gunsteens served as executive director of The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, based in Bethesda, Md. With annual giving of more than $30 million, the Foundation is committed to helping others by supporting nonprofit organizations that provide civic and human services, fostering educational achievement, expanding opportunities for youth and adults, developing the next generation of hospitality leaders, and leading innovation in health and medicine.

Previously, Gunsteens spent 10 years in KPMG’s audit practice working with real estate and hospitality clients. She has served on a number of nonprofit boards and advisory committees. She is past Chair of Exponent Philanthropy and serves on the Board of the Montgomery College Foundation.

Gunsteens holds a B.S. in accounting from Northern Illinois University, is a certified public accountant, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).