Vice President, Marketing & Communications
As vice president of marketing and communications, Erin Berry leads initiatives to leverage BoardSource as the premier organization and thought-leader in nonprofit governance. She does this by developing strategic marketing and communication plans and collaborating with BoardSource leadership on sector-wide projects. Additionally, Erin focuses on member experience and engagement by helping create and maintain a useful and current resource library and by managing BoardSource’s annual leadership forum.
Erin brings 10 years of nonprofit management and leadership experience to BoardSource along with a deep knowledge of marketing and communications strategies that lead to organizational growth and greater member engagement. Before joining BoardSource, she served as the vice president of membership and marketing at the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI), where she managed and implemented marketing communications for FDLI products and services. She also was responsible for FDLI’s membership growth and retention by implementing strategic initiatives and collaborating with the institute’s leadership team. Prior to FDLI, Erin was the director of membership, marketing and programs for the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA). She led MDMA’s business development activities, creating greater awareness of the association by generating significant membership growth and building strategic partnerships.
Beginning her career in politics, Erin served on the 55th Presidential Inaugural Committee as the liaison between the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee and the Inaugural Parade Committee. Prior to this service, she was the Missouri events director during the 2004 presidential campaign and served on the staff of US Senator Jim Talent (Missouri). She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Missouri and a marketing certificate from Georgetown University.