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Chris Praedel
Works at Envirologic Technologies, Inc.
Attended Western Michigan University
Lives in Kalamazoo
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239 people
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184 people
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Occupation
Marketing & Communications
Skills
Marketing, Social Media Management, Communications, Community Advocacy, Project Management, Media Relations, Public Relations, Event Planning, Fundraising, Community Outreach
Employment
  • Envirologic Technologies, Inc.
    Manager of Marketing & Communications, 2013 - present
  • Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce
    Director of Communications, 2011 - 2013
  • Teach For America
    Teacher, 2008 - 2010
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Currently
Kalamazoo
Previously
Chicago - Los Angeles
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Introduction
Chris serves as Manager of Marketing and Communications at Envirologic Technologies, Inc. Envirologic is an environmental consulting and services firm, located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In this role, he provides client/partner marketing and communications staff support and strategies. 

He additionally provides internet marketing and strategic planning consulting services to a number of other area companies and non-profits. His specialties include: strategic planning, social media management, internet marketing, public relations, event planning and community outreach.

Chris is deeply involved in the community, working quite extensively with the Kalamazoo Literacy Council (KLC), serving as immediate-past president and 40th anniversary chair. He also mentors through Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS), remains active with a local political organization, and leads the outreach initiatives at his church. He recently joined the board of the Student Association of Michigan Legacy Foundation (SAMLF) and the Friends of WMU.

He also regularly serves as a motivational guest speaker with student groups, provides political consulting and occasionally presents professional development workshops on social media. He is a proud WMU alum, student-body president emeritus.
Education
  • Western Michigan University
    BA-Management, 2004 - 2008
  • Dominican University
    MA Teaching, 2008 - 2010
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