Mae Gilliland Wright, PhD

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Mae Gilliland Wright, PhD
Director of Business Development
mgwright@peoriamagazines.com

Mae holds a Master’s Degree and Doctor of Philosophy in the digital humanities field from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. In addition to her position at Peoria Magazines, 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 and the Public Relations Association of Central Illinois. 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. In her spare time, Mae enjoys reading, volunteering for community organizations, gardening with her husband Jonathan, listening to music and catching up on podcasts.