Kerry Jones Waring

Kerry Jones Waring

Vice President for Communications

Kerry Jones Waring joined the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York in 2019. In this role, Kerry oversees the strategy, management and implementation of all communications and public relations initiatives in support of the Health Foundation’s mission.

Kerry brings more than 15 years of experience in health care and nonprofit communications to her role. Previously, she provided strategic marketing services to a variety of clients through her firm KJW Communications. She also served as marketing communications manager at the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, and senior communications coordinator at the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Pratt Institute. Kerry is a volunteer with Just Buffalo Writing Center, an organization that empowers young people through literary programs and workshops.

Kerry lives in Kenmore, NY, with her husband, Tom, and their two sons.