DeKalb chamber hires events coordinator

DeKALB – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce has named Jessica Struthers as its events manager. Struthers will manage events such as the farmers market, Downtown Spooktacular and Hollydays, and will introduce new events to showcase all DeKalb has to offer. 

Struthers comes to this position with years of large-scale event experience, with past positions at the LPGA and PGA in marketing and coordinator roles and Northern Illinois University as an assistant women’s golf coach. 

Before being hired by the chamber, Struthers was a tournament coordinator for the LPGA Kia Classic in Carlsbad, Calif. She studied marketing at North Central College and recently received her MBA from Northern Illinois University. 

“I am excited to bring my event knowledge and experience to benefit my hometown,” Struthers said.

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