Mary Stine

Executive Director Mary Stine has more than 25 years’ national and international communications management experience in the non-profit, corporate marketing, media, and academic sectors.  In addition to her strategic marketing and communication skills, Stine specializes in health education. 

Prior to joining The Skin Cancer Foundation in 2005, Stine was Vice President, Communications and Marketing, at Lighthouse International, where she was responsible for institutional marketing and positioning as well as marketing for all aspects of Development including Planned Giving programs, Major Gifts, Endowment, and Foundation Grants.  Before joining Lighthouse International in 1999, Stine served as Director of International Communications for Project HOPE, an international health foundation.  In this role, she developed and implemented communications plans for the U.S., Eastern Europe, Russia and China.

Stine began her career in broadcast journalism, where she was a news anchor and reporter in several markets, including Dallas.  After leaving television, she spent nine years at the Mead Corporation, where she held various positions.  Her last post was as Advertising Manager for Coated Papers, where she worked with some of the country’s most influential graphic designers to produce Mead Paper promotions.  In that role, Stine planned and implemented all marketing strategies, including market research, media, and collateral production.

Stine moved from the corporate world into the non-profit sector after receiving her Masters degree in Organizational Communication from the University of Dayton in 1990, where she also taught public relations, publication design, and a survey course in communication.  In addition, she conducted team building training for several large corporations after completing her Master’s degree.