DeKalb Chamber Announces New Hire, Staff PromotionsDECATUR, Ga., – May 9, 2018 – DeKalb Chamber of Commerce announces the hire of one new employee and promotion of two current employees.
Maynard Franklin joins DeKalb Chamber as the new Director of Membership Development. With 20 years of experience in sales and marketing, he will be responsible for recruiting and retaining members, identifying member engagement opportunities, and developing mutually beneficial partnerships between businesses.
Rachea Brooks has been promoted to Senior Manager of Visual Marketing & Branding. As a print/digital designer, she has worked with product marketing, branding, and business development for over 20 years. In this position, Rachea will lead visual design efforts across all marketing channels, and provide direction to increase visibility and enhance the Chamber’s brand. She joined DeKalb Chamber in 2014.
Emily Yang has been promoted to Director of Communications and Programming. In this position, she will oversee communications and public relations strategies for the organization, and lead the Chamber’s signature events and programs. She joined DeKalb Chamber in 2015.
“I am pleased to welcome Maynard to the Chamber team and to recognize Rachea and Emily in their new roles,” said Katerina Taylor, President & CEO of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce. “Their proven skills and talents are crucial to growing our membership and strengthening the business community in DeKalb.”
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The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization with the mission to support, promote and sustain business development in DeKalb County. With 80 years of service in the community, DeKalb Chamber focuses on four critical areas including education, workforce and economic development, public policy, and business member services. We are the primary resource for businesses in DeKalb County. For more information on DeKalb Chamber, please visit their website at www.dekalbchamber.org or call 404-378-8000.
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