Guilford Nonprofit Consortium


About Our Team

The Guilford Nonprofit Consortium is staffed by Mary Herbenick and Stephanie Surratt, both of whom have worked in the corporate and nonprofit sectors. Together, they have several years of experience working with nonprofit organizations.

Mary Herbenick

Mary is a servant leader with a 25-year career as a strategy consultant, nonprofit executive, writer, facilitator, and community change agent. She has led grassroots efforts and established organizations, galvanizing people across multiple sectors to work together to achieve a common goal. She is passionate about connecting people and resources to help address Guilford County’s biggest challenges.

Most recently, Mary served on the executive leadership team at the Kellin Foundation and in a variety of roles at Ready for School, Ready for Life, including executive director.

A Dayton, Ohio native, Mary lived and worked in DC, Chicago, and Denver before making her home in Guilford County. She is the proud mom of two daughters who keep her laughing and grounded.

Fun Fact: Upon moving to North Carolina, Mary’s first volunteer experience was serving as a volunteer consultant with the Guilford Nonprofit Consortium.

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Mary Herbenick

Stephanie Surratt

Stephanie is originally from Morganton, NC, and has been a resident of Greensboro since 2009. She attended North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University and earned her B.A. in Visual Arts with a concentration in Mass Media Design. Stephanie has always had a passion for all things artistic and continuously explores different avenues of creativity.

Early in her career, she served the community by providing direct patient care as a certified radiological technologist and medical biller within the healthcare field. Throughout her career she has supported several healthcare related initiatives including Meals on Wheels and Ronald McDonald House Charities. She feels that nonprofits are the heart of the community and essential for its foundation and growth.

In her free time Stephanie enjoys being a fur mother to her miniature schnauzer named Titan, traveling to new places, enjoying arts/crafts and supporting small business owners.

Fun fact: Stephanie holds a North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art licensure in the beauty industry.

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Stephanie Surratt

Stephanie Surratt