New Regional Chief Communications and Marketing Officer Joins American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois

Chicago, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois today announced Joy Squier as the Regional Chief Communications and Marketing Officer to promote the organization’s humanitarian services and programs across the 21-county region. She will report to the Chief Executive Officer Celena Roldán.

Squier is a seasoned marketing and communications executive who will oversee traditional and social media relations, government affairs, events marketing and programs, and internal communications for the organization. Trained in disaster communications and public affairs, Squier is a national spokesperson for the American Red Cross.

Previously, Squier served as Director of Field Marketing for the Top Ten Regions of the American Red Cross, where she oversaw the planning and development of integrated marketing and communications strategies and programs.

Prior to joining the Red Cross, Squier was the Director of Marketing and Communications at Waste Management leading the $4B Public Sector and Recycling business segments’ strategic marketing and communications initiatives. She also gained valuable expertise at Hewlett Packard charged with directing marketing and communications strategy and execution for category-leading and award-winning consumer product lines.

Squier holds an MBA in Marketing from the Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University and is a graduate of the University of Illinois, with a degree in Advertising. She is a resident of Elmhurst, Illinois.

About the American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois:

The American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois serves 9.5 million people in 21 counties in Northern Illinois including Boone, Bureau, Carroll, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Jo Daviess, LaSalle, Lake, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Putnam, Stephenson, Whiteside, Will and Winnebago. The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit us at redcross.org/il/chicago or visit us on Twitter at @ChicagoRedCross.