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Betsy Reid

Communications and Marketing Director


Reach out to Betsy about our communications, marketing, publications, and community and sector 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.

A purpose-driven communications leader, Betsy is energized by opportunities to champion people, partnerships, and initiatives that drive social impact. She brings more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit communications and association leadership roles, building integrated communications, marketing, and publications programs that deepen understanding, spark engagement, and inspire positive change.

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

Betsy is an active volunteer, having served on committees at Independent Sector, the American Society of Association Executives, and the Tufts University Alumni Association; as an advocate for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation; and as a board member for Theatré du Rêve. She earned her bachelor of arts from Tufts University and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

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