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Deidre Malone
President/Chief Executive Officer
The Carter Malone Group, LLC


Deidre Malone is the President/CEO of The Carter Malone Group, LLC, a public relations, marketing, advertising and government relations firm headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. Before opening the agency in May 2003, Malone served as Vice President of Marketing Development for ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. ALSAC is the fundraising arm of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the second largest healthcare charity in the United States. She also held the position of Director of Public Relations for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Malone plays an active role in the Memphis community. She was elected to the Shelby County Commission in 2002 where she has served as chair of the budget, community services and housing and economic development committees and vice chair of the education committee. In September 2008, Malone made history becoming the first African-American chairwoman of the Shelby County Commission and the first female to chair the budget committee.

She is a 1999 graduate of Leadership Memphis and in 2001, served as Leadership Memphis Alumni Association President and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Malone hosts a weekly TV talk show – Dialogue with Deidre on M1TVnetwork.com

A graduate of Jackson State University, she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Communications and a minor in Marketing. Deidre and her husband, Dr. Patrick Malone, have two sons, Patrick II and Brian. She is the proud grandmother of Patrick III – Trey and Bailee Christian.

 

Workshop: Memphis Heritage Trail Project – Utilizing Cultural Assets in Redeveloping Neighborhoods

 

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