Communications & Special Events Manager
Dionne started in 2014, and oversees PR efforts including social media, branding, media relations, special events, and marketing materials. She also coordinates use of our facility for private events.
A Philadelphia native, Dionne has more than 14 years of experience in public and media relations, promotions, writing (print and web), and special event planning. She’s a graduate of Chestnut Hill College, where she earned a B.S. in Communications & Technology. She also has a Master of Journalism degree from Temple University. She has worked with and for various for- and not-for-profit groups including publishing companies, communications firms, tourism agencies, literacy organizations, law firms and international organizations.
“I thought I knew just about all there was to know about this city, until I learned about the Fairmount Water Works’ history and significance,” Dionne says. “I enjoy promoting our work and positioning us a more well-known attraction and historic landmark.”
Dionne’s special interests include: writing poetry, reading (especially the works of Toni Morrison), singing, listening to music, spending time with family, and adding to her massive shoe collection.
Affiliations include: International Association of Business Communicators, National Association of Professional Women, National Association of Women Business Owners, Urban League of Philadelphia, and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Interesting Fact: “I’m obsessed with interior decorating.”