Mary Chalifour joined Barr in 2014 to support its growing communications initiatives. As communications officer, Mary serves as the communications lead on targeted program initiatives, projects, and grants. In addition, Mary drives the Foundation’s digital strategy, managing Barr’s digital platforms and editorial calendar.

Prior to joining Barr, Mary worked in the nonprofit sector, focusing on economic development. She most recently 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 South Boston with her husband, Chris.