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Mary-Anne Smith

Communications Director

With extensive experience in nonprofit marketing, communications, and fundraising, Mary-Anne’s work is rooted in the belief that faith calls each person to a greater purpose to bring about the common good.

Throughout her career, Mary-Anne has worked with social service agencies, faith centers, educational institutions, and cultural organizations in the Philadelphia and New York City regions. 

Before joining Interfaith Philadelphia, Mary-Anne was a fundraiser for Foundation Academies, a highly successful charter school in Trenton, NJ. She served as the marketing director for Cranaleith Spiritual Center, a non-profit retreat and conference center led by the Sisters of Mercy. She was also the director of marketing communications for the Urban Affairs Coalition. 

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in art and art history, Mary-Anne received her Master’s degree in Arts Administration from Columbia University.

Mary-Anne resides in Bucks County with her husband (Ryan Harris, Esq.), son (Ian Harris, 4th Grade), and Bergamasco Shepherd (Phife).

Fueled by coffee and frequently found gardening, Mary-Anne is dedicated to using her skills and talents to make the world a better place.

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