Mary Hunt is the Program Director for Community and Economic Development for the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation based in Pittsburgh serving all of West Virginia and parts of southwestern Pennsylvania.
In her program areas Mary works with nonprofits, local, state and federal governments, as well as educational institutions. Prior to joining the Benedum Foundation, she held community development and administrative management positions at the local and state government levels and a private corporation in West Virginia. She holds a BS in Sociology and MS in Public Administration. Mary’s work at the Foundation focuses on Rural and Technology-Based Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Community Capacity Building and Civic Engagement. She serves on several advisory councils and boards which advance the efforts supported by the Foundation.