Tony Maroulis, Vice-Chair

Executive Director of External Affairs

UMass Amherst

LEAP 2012

Tony Maroulis is the executive director of External Relations and University Events at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Tony started his career in arts administration in the mid-90s, working in various positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art before moving to Amherst, MA with his family in 2002. He had stints with the Emily Dickinson Museum, Museums10, and as co-founder and director of wünderarts, a commercial art gallery for contemporary and conceptual art in Amherst. He was executive director of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce from 2008-2014, and starting in 2010 also served as co-director of the Hampshire County Regional Tourism Council. Tony was a 2009 BusinessWest 40 Under Forty honoree and an alumnus of Leadership Pioneer Valley’s 2011-12 inaugural class. He chairs the on the board of the Friends of the UMass Fine Arts Center, and is currently on the boards of the Amherst Business Improvement District and the United Way of Hampshire County, in addition to numerous town and regional boards and committees. He lives in Pelham with his wife Nora, and their children, Sofia and Mickey.