Maggie facilitates the Open Program on Thursdays. Her family has been a part of the OC community since 2021, when her daughter started in the Open Program at 4 years old. Maggie joined the staff in 2023.
Maggie earned her B.A. in Art, Entertainment, Media, Management from Columbia College Chicago, concentrating her studies on Music Business and Creative Writing. Before moving from Chicago to Philadelphia 6 years ago, Maggie worked in the music and fashion industries. Maggie co-owned and operated a music management and events company, and also owned and operated a web based vintage clothing brand for over a decade, that was featured in numerous major publications including The Chicago Sun Times, Nylon Magazine and WGN news.
Maggie has been a freelance writer for 5 years, writing mostly non fiction, and has been published in numerous print work, blogs and literary magazines. She is currently working on writing her memoir.
Maggie loves animals, reading, cooking delicious vegan meals with her family, thrifting, playing cards, watching antiques roadshow with her daughter, traveling, crafting and just enjoying life with her daughter, husband and dog, Bubble.