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Mary Chalifour

Associate Director of Communications

As associate director of communications, Mary plays a leadership role in leveraging strategic communications to advance Barr's mission. Mary shares responsibility for the strategy, oversight, and evolution of the communications department as well as its integration with Barr's programs. In addition, Mary oversees Barr’s digital platforms and leads Barr’s digital strategy development.

Mary has served in several roles on Barr's communications team since joining the Foundation in 2014.

Prior to joining Barr, Mary worked in the nonprofit sector, focusing on economic development. She served as senior communications analyst at the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), where she led marketing efforts for the organization’s small business programs and economic research.

Mary earned her Bachelor of Arts in communications and human development at Boston College. She lives in Boston with her husband, son, and dog.

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