Mari Considine leads all aspects of Acenda’s strategic marketing and communications efforts providing vision and direction for all digital and print communications, key messaging, storytelling and brand experience. She is also responsible for Acenda’s philanthropy strategy and fosters relationships with the community to advance the organization’s mission. Mari has extensive expertise in business management, development operations, creative direction and brand development and oversight. She is passionate about team collaboration, the creative process and executing strategy from inception to successful finish which has led to several prominent awards for brand marketing and development communications.
Mari is an active member of the American Marketing Association and currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for the American Marketing Association New Jersey. She is also a member of several CMO roundtables and executive groups including the AMA Executive Marketer and CMO Council. Mari is also a member of the NJ Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and has served on several local and national AFP committees. She has a Master of Science degree in Nonprofit Management from Eastern University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies and French from Mount Saint Mary’s University and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Business Administration from Johnson & Wales University.