Mary Lyons-Richards

Grants and Operations Manager

Prior to joining the Erb Family Foundation, Mary spent more than three years in the nonprofit sector, working in volunteer management, administration, and grants management at community development organizations. Mary holds a Bachelor of Science in Geography & Planning and Natural Resources Management from Grand Valley State University. She also has a professional certificate from GreenBiz in sustainable business practice. As Grants & Operations Manager, Mary manages the Foundation’s grantmaking process, helps track and evaluate our programmatic progress, and oversees Foundation operations.