BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce has hired Shelley Sund as its new marketing and events coordinator.
Sund comes to the Chamber from Bangor Daily News, where she most recently held a position in sales and marketing graphics.
At the Chamber, Sund will be responsible for events, marketing and communications as well as supporting the membership and sponsorship sales function. She will report to Kate Grover, the Chamber’s vice president of marketing and membership.
“We are excited to have someone as talented and experienced as Shelley joining our team,” said John Porter, president and chief executive of the Chamber, in a press release. “Shelley is only going to enhance our reputation for putting on first-class events and getting our message out effectively.”
Sund’s career spans more than 20 years, having started as a graphic designer in the publishing industry. For more than 10 years she has been a key member of the Bangor Daily News marketing team, and over the last few years has worked on their events, including the annual Garden Show and other large-scale and well-known undertakings in the Bangor Region.
Sund has won numerous newspaper industry awards for her work.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in art with a minor in recreation management from the University of Maine at Presque Isle.
Sund’s first day with the Chamber will be Wednesday, Sept. 3.