Maria Devlin: President

Manchester, NH – Maria Devlin, a leader in New Hampshire’s human services community, has been selected as President and Chief Executive Officer of Families in Transition-New Horizons (FIT-NH), one of the largest organizations in the state providing shelter, affordable housing, food and supportive services for homeless families and individuals. A New Hampshire native, Devlin has over 30 years of nonprofit experience in the state. She comes to FIT-NH from the American Red Cross for Northern New England, where as Chief Executive Officer she was responsible for directing all humanitarian Red Cross activities with federal, state, municipal, corporate and community partners.

Previously, she was interim Executive Director and Director of Public Affairs for the Children’s Alliance of New Hampshire (now New Futures Kids Count), an organization that advocates, educates and collaborates to improve the health and wellness of New Hampshire residents.

Over her career, Devlin has been granted numerous awards including the NH Business Review Non-Profit in Excellence Award, the Business Leader of the Year Pinnacle Award from the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, and one of the Top Women-Led Non-Profits by Business NH Magazine. She is a founding member of the Women’s Resource Group of the American Red Cross, a member of the Governor’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion, and a Trustee of Waypoint NH.

Families in Transition-New Horizons provides hunger relief, emergency shelter, safe affordable housing, and supportive services to individuals and families who are homeless or in need, enabling them to gain self-sufficiency and respect.