Jorey Berry

Immune Deficiency Foundation

Jorey is the President & CEO of the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF).  In this role, she provides strategic leadership in partnership with the Board of Trustees and has operational responsibility for the management of staff and implementation of essential IDF programs that benefit the primary immunodeficiency community. Jorey promotes and fosters IDF’s unique mission, building relationships with key constituencies with a goal towards increasing impact and improving outcomes. She holds a steadfast commitment to IDF’s vision to improve the quality of life of those affected by primary immunodeficiency so they can live the life they choose to live with fewer health complications. Jorey is a nonprofit executive by trade and an advocate for the immunocompromised by choice.

Before joining IDF, Jorey was with the March of Dimes for 20 years. She held roles as Vice President of Change Management, Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness, Area Director, Regional Director of Public Affairs, and State Director of Public Affairs. Having held key roles in volunteer development, mission, operations, revenue, culture change, and internal communications, Jorey has developed a deep understanding of the nonprofit sector. She has a wide breadth of experience across multiple functional areas, including developing and implementing new operating models, restructuring, and transformation initiatives.

Jorey is a results-oriented leader who places a high priority on establishing trust and stakeholder buy-in quickly by building authentic relationships and listening to learn.

Before joining the March of Dimes, Jorey worked in government relations for the Greater Houston Partnership in the policy office of a former Texas Governor and began her career as an English teacher. She earned her degree from Texas A&M University with a major in English and a minor in psychology. Jorey resides in a small town outside of Austin and San Antonio, Texas, with her husband of 27 years and their Goldendoodle Charlie and brown tabby Scout. She and her husband have a 24-year-old son who is currently in graduate school.

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