Development & Operations Coordinator

Mario Guevara

Title: Development & Operations Coordinator
Pronouns: he/him

Mario Guevara (he/his) joined the EV team in 2020 as the Development and Operations Coordinator. Growing up with an immigrant father and a mother who loves to travel, his non-traditional Southern upbringing was spent on family road trips traveling through the US and El Salvador. Before relocating from South Carolina to Richmond, Mario worked in development as the Special Events Manager at the Columbia Museum of Art, where he planned exhibition openings, donor functions, and major fundraisers. Over the years volunteering and working with cultural arts and LGBTQ+ organizations, Mario’s passion for fundraising and community development blossomed, which he is excited to expand with EV. Always one to stay on the go, Mario enjoys running, playing piano, listening to music, and taking care of his many house plants.