Mary Grace Roske is vice president of marketing and communications at Seattle Foundation. She is responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of a broad range of activities supporting the strategic direction and brand positioning of the organization and its leadership. Her goal is to ensure that Seattle Foundation effectively tells its story of powerful, rewarding philanthropy and community impact, sharing the important contributions of local philanthropists and nonprofit organizations to the strength and vitality of Greater Seattle. She joined Seattle Foundation in 2010.
Prior to joining Seattle Foundation, she worked in banking and finance for both a large, regional wholesale bank and a family-owned community bank. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Washington State University and a master’s degree in communications management from Syracuse University. She serves on the Professional Advisory Board of the Murrow College of Communications at Washington State University. She also serves on the board of CommA, the association of community foundation communications professionals.
Mary Grace, her husband and three children live in Seattle, where she enjoys running, baking and hunting for treasures at estate sales.