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Betsy Reid

Communications and Marketing Director

202-899-3143


Reach out to Betsy about our member communications, marketing, publications, website, and community outreach initiatives.


As PEAK’s communications and marketing director, Betsy guides the organization’s outreach to members, the profession, and the larger field of philanthropy.

Betsy brings 20+ years of experience in nonprofit communications and association leadership roles – crafting strategies, leading teams, building up communications practices, and developing campaigns that deepen understanding, spark innovation, and inspire action.

Previously, Betsy served as vice president, marketing and communications, at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, empowering a thousand-member network of nonprofits through knowledge-sharing, thought leadership, and community-building initiatives. At GCN, she also led Georgia’s Giving Tuesday campaign, an initiative that raised $28 million for the state’s nonprofits in its first seven years. Former career experiences include leadership roles in two artists’ associations – Professional Photographers of America and Stock Artists Alliance – and a decade as an advertising photography and video producer.

Betsy has served on committees for Independent Sector, the American Society of Association Executives, and the Tufts University Alumni Association; and as a board member for Theatré du Reve. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

A newcomer to the Chesapeake Bay area, she has quickly gained a passion for kayaking, crab cakes, Bergers cookies, and Old Bay.