Cheryl Rau

Staff Profile

Cheryl Rau

Director of Marketing & Communications

Cheryl Rau rejoined the staff of Maine International Trade Center in 2011 and serves as the Director of Marketing & Communications. In addition to her previous employment at MITC (2003-2005), Cheryl has more than 25 years of professional experience in communications/marketing, program/project management, event planning, and adult education/training.

During her career, Cheryl has focused on continuous learning and strategic thinking while adapting best practices gathered from work experience in a variety of environments including manufacturing, federal government contractor, IT training center, nonprofit organization, and a start up.

When she’s not at work, Cheryl pursues her creative interests through digital art, fine art photography, and writing.

Cheryl has a BA degree in Journalism & Communications from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA. Originally from Pennsylvania, she lived in the Washington, DC area for 15 years before relocating to Maine in 1997.