Accomplished Development Professional Joins American Red Cross

We are delighted to welcome Mary to the American Red Cross.

The American Red Cross Central-Southeast Ohio Region is pleased to announce the addition of Mary Yerina as Chief Development Officer. She will lead development and fundraising efforts for the 25-county area, helping to ensure the continued success of the most trusted and respected charity in Central Ohio.

Yerina most recently served as Executive Director of Development at The Ohio State University Foundation, overseeing the $150 million campaign on behalf of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Prior to that, she was the Director of Development for WOSU Public Media, where she planned and executed its inaugural capital campaign, which funded the building of

WOSU@COSI. Yerina began her Development career at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital & Richard J. Solove Research Institute. She is also a graduate of The Ohio State University’s Max M. Fisher College of Business, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing, International Business and French.

“We are delighted to welcome Mary to the American Red Cross,” said Matt Bertram, CEO of the ARC Central-Southeastern Ohio Region. “Her impressive work in many aspects of fundraising and development will enhance our ability to provide disaster relief and prevention services that our community needs. The generous support of donors in our region is something we’d never take for granted, and with Mary’s expertise we plan to build on the relationships that help us save lives, ease suffering and restore hope.”