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Manager, Membership Marketing & Events Engagement
Angela DeVere joined CAEL in 2022. In her role as manager of membership marketing and events at CAEL, she has primary responsibility around the strategy and activities to promote awareness around CAEL’s membership and events, grow and diversify CAEL membership, strengthen member relationships, and increase member engagement. She also supports coordination of CAEL’s involvement in other industry events.
DeVere most recently served as executive director and social media manager for the Galena Area Chamber of Commerce in Galena, Illinois, where she increased membership to historic numbers utilizing effective digital marketing practices and increasing public awareness through print and social media platforms. DeVere is also the co-founder of GalenaGuide.com for a small town that receives 1 million+ tourists each year. Concurrently the owner of Galena Mini Weddings, a boutique wedding service, she previously served as marketing manager for The Driftless in Dubuque, Iowa. Prior to her work in Galena, DeVere taught performing arts and managed student recruitment at Providence The College Preparatory School for Girls in the San Antonio, Texas area.
DeVere earned her bachelor of business administration from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. A licensed real estate agent and published children’s book author, she resides with her family in the Galena, Illinois area. Angela enjoys traveling, writing, street photography, hiking, gardening and spending time with her family.
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Angela has extensive expertise in non-profit membership growth, large scale events, relationship building and strategic planning.