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Marina Pevzner Hennessy, MLD

Marina Pevzner Hennessy, MLD

Director of Strategic Partnerships & Innovation

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ShapeFederal Way, WA

As Director of Strategic Partnerships & Innovation (SPI), Marina leads the lifecycle of domestic and international partner relationships, and identifies opportunities for new innovations and collaborations that add value to the Functional Medicine field. As part of her role, Marina also oversees the development of grant writing, policy, and philanthropic initiatives for the organization.

Marina brings more than fifteen years of experience in program leadership, alliance building, and stakeholder engagement in complex domestic and international contexts. From Russia, Israel, Kenya, and Myanmar to the UK and the US, Marina has fostered and led innovative public-private partnerships, driving revenue that improved the livelihoods and health of underserved communities around the world.

Outside of IFM, Marina enjoys raising her 3 girls, traveling around the world, and hiking with her family in the Pacific Northwest.