Marketing & COMMUNICATIONS PROFESSIONAL
owner & ARTIST OF LE STRASSED chaé ARTISTRY
Chanaé is a multipotentialite artist, and marketing communications professional who realizes the importance of having a diverse skill set and incorporating it into what you love.
She first acknowledged her entrepreneurial spirit when she began her administrative career as a spa receptionist at the age of 15, which was a requirement of her high school academy work-study program with NAF: Academy of Finance. As an undergrad student inspired by the daily running of the business and branding operations, Chanaé began work as a brand developer at a local consulting firm and later became the first Assistant Director at RAW: natural born artists of Washington D.C., expanding the presence of the international arts organization right here in our nations capital. It was during this time that she found her professional calling in event and special project marketing and coordination, as well as polished her artistic and creative abilities.
Equipped with over a decade of relevant work experience, a B.A. in Communications and Marketing from the University of Maryland (UMGC), and several certifications in Marketing and Event Partnerships, she continuously looks for opportunities to advance her professional and creative development.
Chanaé is enthusiastically employed by the Maryland-National Capitol Park and Planning Commission, in the Resource Development Unit for Prince Georges County, Maryland. In addition to her professional skills, Chanaé also owns and operates Le Strassed Chaé: a Henna body art adornment brand created to empower women.
Chanaé becomes a "chameleon" in virtually any industry, providing whatever support is needed using the unique set of skills she brings to the workplace and to the artistic world. She is currently working on numerous event planning committees providing event marketing and managing strategic partnerships for several local and national events, including the Planners Suite Conference 5 years running. In her spare time, you will find Chanaé being a culture enthusiast through her love for dance on the DC Hula Girls dance company, as well as being an active member of The National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi).