Adrienne Wallace is an enthusiastic communicator with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors ranging in scope from nonprofit, health, education, government, politics, to finance. She is 834 Design & Marketing’s Digital & Program Director and a visiting professor at GVSU in the School of Communications, where she teaches Public Relations Campaigns, Argumentative Analysis, Social Media and Emerging Communication Technologies. She earned a Bachelors degree in health communications and public relations, a Masters degree in communications, a second Masters degree in public administration, all from Grand Valley State University (GVSU) and is a public policy (emphasis in PR) PhD candidate at Western Michigan University (WMU).
Adrienne is a published author, Audible addict, Penguin runner, amateur chef and photographer, friend to animals and religiously applies sunscreen and chapstick. She maintains a vegan-ish food blog and a blog on public policy. As a lifelong learner, she seeks to monitor trends and analyze unique intersections of technology with relationships of all kinds and is super fascinated in aiding social movements as they champion noble causes. She’s a social-change leader, Grand Rapids Westsider, wife to tech/PR geek Derek DeVries and mother to rescue pups Walter, Porter, and Bosley.