TruexCullins Hires Carmen George
We are pleased to announce our new marketing director Carmen George.
George was the development and communications coordinator at Burlington College. Previously she was the marketing and development manager for Good News Garage for six years. During her time at Good News Garage, they were featured in People Magazine, on the Today Show as well as the Oprah Winfrey Show. Her radio public service announcement won first place in a state-wide competition.
While at Good News Garage she was elected as a city councilor for the city of Burlington where she served on the Transportation, Energy, Utility, and Communications Committee, and the Arts, Parks, and Culture Committee, and was appointed to the Special Task Force on Housing. She was instrumental in saving the Miller Community Center in Burlington. Currently, George serves as a Justice of the Peace in Vermont.
George graduated from of the Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Champlain Program, as well as the Women’s Small Business Program. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from The Art Institute of Boston in Massachusetts where she spent a semester abroad at the United World College of the Adriatic in Trieste, Italy. George’s artistic talents helped her win the Vermont sister city mural competition. She was a guest of the Russian government where she spent a month in Yaroslavl, Russia overseeing a team of artist who transfer her design on a large wall in the city’s public library.
As a member of Champlain College’s Kelley Marketing Group, George has provide numerous nonprofits with invaluable fundraising and marketing advice. She also volunteers her time to lead the Vermont Development Professionals Lunch and Learn which offers free training for fundraising professionals.George is very involved in her neighborhood and community.