Dina Plapler

Director of Institutional Advancement

Prior to assuming the role at Kingswood Oxford as the Director of Institutional Advancement, Dina served as the executive director for Connecticut and western Massachusetts for the American Heart Association. Prior to that, she was the vice president of development and alumni relations at UConn Health. She also held key positions at numerous local non-profits and served as an adjunct professor at Bay Path College in Longmeadow, Massachusetts. 

Dina earned a B.S. degree cum laude from New York University and a J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law School and practiced law for several years prior to her move to non-profit administration. She and her husband, Earl McMahon, live in West Hartford and have two adult sons. Dina is active in the community, currently serving on the boards pf TheaterWorksHartford and the Mark Twain House.