Mary Jo Herbig
Director of Communications
Finance and Administration
Mary Jo Herbig, APR, serves as Director of Communications. She joined the staff in 2007 as the Foundation’s first full-time communications director. She oversees internal and external communications including brand management, website communications, media relations and program-related communications.
Prior to joining the Community Foundation, she spent 20 years in health care communications, first at Mercy Hospitals in Grayling and Cadillac and then at Mercy Health Services, Trinity Health and Spectrum Health.
A reporter by training, she wrote for and edited The Nocona News in Nocona, Texas, and the Roscommon County Herald News in Roscommon, Michigan. Mary Jo earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Michigan State University. She holds accreditations from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. Mary Jo served on the Community Foundation National Standards Board for six years, and is a member PRSA and the Communications Network.