Senior Manager, Media Relations - Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
Mary Beth Spence is the Senior Manager of Media Relations at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital. In this role, she provides media, public relations, marketing and communications management for the hospital. Mary Beth is also a member of Emory’s Woodruff Health Sciences media relations team, and collaborates on regional and national media opportunities for Emory Healthcare. For the past two decades, Mary Beth has developed and managed strategic internal and external communications initiatives. She began her career as a founding member of the Savannah Magazine editorial staff, serving for many years as editor of the publication. Mary Beth has also worked as a freelance editor and writer for a variety of publications around the state, covering higher education, health care, city government, arts and entertainment and sports. Prior to her role at Emory Saint Joseph’s, Mary Beth was the assistant director of Marketing and Communications at Georgia Southern University, managing all internal and external publications on campus. This included serving as the editor of Georgia Southern alumni magazine and as the speechwriter for the University president. Mary Beth is a graduate of the University of Georgia and has served on the Sandy Springs Chamber board since July 2015. She is a member of Leadership Sandy Springs and the Georgia Hospital Association marketing council.