Nancy Hinds has been appointed executive vice president of institutional advancement at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. She will oversee development and fundraising, individual and corporate membership, special events, facility requests, group sales, and marketing and public relations; Hinds also will assist with government affairs.
Hinds had been vice president of public affairs for Visit Baltimore, where she began as director of communications in 1998.
She was a producer for WMAR-TV from 1983 to 1993, and returned as a freelancer for two years in 1996.
Hinds was the manager of marketing services at the Rouse Co., at Harborplace & The Gallery in Baltimore, in 1993 and 1994 before becoming editor of Maryland Family Magazine and Fifty Plus until 1998.
Education: Bachelor’s degree, mass communications, Towson State University.
Resides in: Towson
Daily commute: 15 minutes
Hobbies: Golf, biking and tennis.
Most recently read book: “Game Change” by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin.
Favorite food: All types of seafood.
Words to live by: Be happy, honest, kind, and thankful for what you are given in life.