(Annapolis, Md. – November 21, 2016) – The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Christine Collins as its Senior Director of Strategic Communication. Collins joins the Maryland Chamber after having served as Senior Communications Manager at Towson University since April 2013.
Collins brings nearly two decades of communications experience to the Chamber. Prior to her position at Towson University, Collins worked as a television news producer for WTTG-TV in Washington, DC, WJZ-TV in Baltimore, MD and WSYX/WTTE-TV in Columbus, OH.
In her position at Towson University, Collins managed and guided messaging for several university academic and administrative divisions, including Advancement (Development and Alumni Relations) and the Office of the President, extending to legislative efforts. She consulted and advised on crisis communication and media relations, contributed to social media and web content, and initiated and oversaw all client publication messaging and design. Collins also produced university commercials and multiple external-facing videos.
A versatile and effective communications and marketing strategist who believes that the best approach is a clear goal, a thoughtful and deliberate plan, and a willingness to flex when the situation requires it, Collins brings a unique perspective to the Chamber that will amplify the leading voice for business in Maryland.
Collins earned her Bachelor of Arts in broadcasting from Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, and her Master of Science in communication management from Towson University in Towson, Maryland.
About the Maryland Chamber of Commerce:
The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is the leading voice for business in Maryland, representing more than 400,000 Marylanders through our member-companies, institutions and organizations. The Maryland Chamber’s mission is to support business and advance the State of Maryland as a national and global competitive leader in economic growth and private sector job creation through effective advocacy, high-level networking and timely and relevant communication.