Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region Welcomes New Development Director

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region (BBBSCR) welcomes Mary Murphy as its new development director. Ms. Murphy joins the BBBSCR team with extensive experience in all facets of marketing, communications, business, and consulting for non-profits and Fortune 500 companies.

“Mary is an accomplished professional with extensive community relations experience and commitment to making a difference in her community. We are thrilled to have her as part of our leadership team and Big Brothers Big Sisters family,” says Amy Rote, BBBSCR President & CEO.

Mary brings experience from multiple community commitments including school volunteer, PTO officer, board member for a children’s ministry, chair of outreach projects and lead for various fundraising events.

“One common thread I’ve pursued throughout the years has been making a difference in the community, especially for the kids’ sake,” says Murphy. “As Director of Development at BBBSCR, I’m excited to continue my commitment to ensure every child has the chance at a bright future.”

Mary holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Penn State University, lives in Lewisberry with her husband and has two grown children.

About Big Brothers

Big Sisters Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region (BBBSCR) creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. For 40 years, BBBSCR has kept its promise by expertly crafting and maintaining compatible mentoring matches between Littles (at-risk youth) and Bigs (mature volunteers) in the Capital Region. Our commitment includes using evidence-based best practices to achieve personalized outcomes and supporting matches throughout their life (one to ten years). Contributions in all forms are vital to fulfilling the
agency’s mission. BBBSCR is a 501(c)(3) charity, registered with the PA Bureau of Charities, and an affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. For more information, visit the BBBSCR website at