Kyri Jacobs, executive vice president of Bonnie Heneson Communications (BHC), was named chair of the board of directors for Leadership Howard County, which offers programs designed to empower and connect community leaders and keep them engaged in the critical issues facing Howard County and the region.
Jacobs has spent more than 20 years as a communications, public relations, advertising, media and marketing professional, leading major campaigns for some of BHC’s largest clients. As an agency principal, she is integral in the company and has managed agency operations for 15 years. She continues to play a hands-on role for clients, serving as a strategic counselor and advising BHC senior managers on development and implementation of communications, advertising and marketing plans.
She is past chair of the board of directors for HC DrugFree and current board member for the Howard County Police Foundation. In addition, Jacobs is a member and past president of the Maryland Society of Healthcare Strategy and Market Development.
Among her honors, Jacobs joined The Daily Record’s Circle of Excellence, a distinction earned by being named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women three times.
Prior to joining BHC, Jacobs worked for the Pennsylvania-based Ohio Valley General Hospital. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English writing from the University of Pittsburgh.