Director of Major Gifts
Mat Stoudnour joined the Juniata Advancement team in 2016 as the Director of Major Gifts. Originally from Saxton, PA, Mat graduated from Penn State in 2001 with a bachelor of science and a degree in hotel, restaurant, and institutional Management. Mat began his career in the hospitality industry working for Marriott International in Washington, DC. He then returned to Saxton in 2003 and began his career in higher education at Penn State Altoona as the manager of Housing and Food Services. In 2009, Mat transitioned to a career in fundraising as Associate Director of Development at the College, a position he held until his transition to Juniata. While working for Penn State, Mat was part of a team that raised over $24 million for the “For the Future” campaign.
Mat is an active community member in Saxton, serving various local community organizations. Mat is an outdoors enthusiast and an avid Penn State sports fan, and he coaches youth sports at Tussey Mountain. Mat also enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and two sons.