DEVENEY’s DeVries And Cart Take On Leadership Roles At PRAL New Orleans

Carrie DeVries

NEW ORLEANS – DEVENEY announced the appointment of Carrie DeVries, APR as Vice President of Programming and President-Elect, and Cory Cart, APR as Board Member-at-Large/ Awards Chair of the Public Relations Association of Louisiana (PRAL) New Orleans Chapter.

         DeVries previously served as secretary/ historian of PRAL New Orleans in 2015. As Vice President of Programming, she is responsible for identifying topics and coordinating speakers that are meaningful and relevant to members who attend the monthly chapter meetings.

         Prior to joining the PRAL New Orleans board, she served as vice president of the Press Club of New Orleans and awards co-chair for the Public Relations Society of America New Orleans Chapter. In 2015, DeVries was recognized at PRNews’ Agency Elite Awards as an “Agency Awe Professional.”

         As a Senior Account Executive and LifeSTYLE Practice Group Lead, DeVries oversees and implements various PR activities on behalf of the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau, Arnaud’s Restaurant, Windsor Court, Keep Louisiana Beautiful and more.

         In his role, Cart oversees and coordinates the organization’s annual awards program. Cart has served as a member of PRAL New Orleans for two years. In addition, Cart serves as an active member in Public Relations Association of America New Orleans and Palm Beach Chapters, as well as the American Diabetes Association Community Leadership Board.

         As Account Executive and Travel & Tourism Specialist, Cart leads PR activities for New Mexico Tourism Department, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Louisiana Tourism Promotion Association, National Hurricane Museum & Science Center, Louisiana Association of CVBs and more.

         Formed in 2011, the New Orleans Chapter of the Public Relations Association of Louisiana is a professional association for public relations practitioners that provide networking opportunities and professional development for members and potential members.

         Founded in 1996, DEVENEY is an internationally renowned strategic communication and marketing firm that produces award-winning work. The agency specializes in LifeCARE (health care), LifeSTYLE (travel/ tourism/ food/ beverage) and CRISIS communication. Areas of expertise include advertising, public relations, digital marketing and more.

 

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