Mae Gilliland Wright, PhD

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Mae Gilliland Wright, PhD
Social Media Manager
mgwright@peoriamagazines.com

Mae holds a Master’s Degree and Doctor of Philosophy in the digital humanities field from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She is the Director of Marketing and Communications at the Peoria Symphony Orchestra. Mae is also a freelance writer, ghostwriter and consultant, and has a teaching background in the sciences and humanities. Mae currently sits on the Board of Directors for ART, Inc. In the past, she served on the Board of Directors for ArtsPartners of Central Illinois where she served as the Vice President, Acorn Equality Fund, and the Align Peoria Marketing Committee. She is a member of Americans for the Arts. Mae has been the chair of ArtPop Peoria since 2015. In her spare time, Mae enjoys volunteering for community organizations, gardening with her husband Jonathan, listening to music and catching up on podcasts.