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Veteran marketing and PR expert Eva Penar lends unique expertise to Executives’ Club team

CHICAGO – The Executives’ Club of Chicago, the city’s premier membership organization focused on senior executive networking, welcomes Eva Penar as its new Chief Content and Communications Officer.

Penar brings nearly two decades of nonprofit, government and for-profit experience to her role. Most recently, Penar served as the Director of Marketing & Communications at The Chicago Community Trust, where she led marketing efforts for a successful $1 billion capital campaign and launched the social media campaign for On The Table.

Previously, Penar served as a founding member of the Time Out Chicago team holding the Marketing Manager/Event, Promotions, & Publicity position.

Before helping launch Time Out Chicago, Penar served as The Marketing / Media Director at the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, where she promoted the “Gelman Collection: Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and 20th Century Mexican Art” exhibit. It tripled museum attendance and demonstrated her skill at content creation and execution.

Penar is fluent in Spanish, Polish, and English.

In her new role, among other responsibilities, Penar will lead the development of the Club’s 2020 signature speaker series.

“I am very excited about this opportunity to support and advance the great work of The Executives’ Club,” Penar said. “This organization has always been a space for innovation and collaboration, and I am looking forward to engaging civic and business leaders across the country to develop a speaker series that will best serve our members and the greater Chicago community.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Eva as the newest member of The Executives’ Club team,” said Margaret Mueller, CEO of The Executives’ Club of Chicago. “Eva’s tact for creative collaboration and experience in developing impactful content during each step of her career will make her a tremendous asset to our organization.”

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