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Irene Alvarez

Managing Director, Marketing and Communications





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Role and Responsibilities
Irene joined the Columbus 2020 team in November 2012. As managing director, marketing and communications, Irene leads the planning, management and execution of Columbus 2020's marketing, communications and media relations programs. Her mission is to identify the most effective ways to let audiences around the world know what makes the Columbus Region a unique and ideal business location. Under Irene's leadership, Columbus 2020 has won numerous national and international awards for its marketing and advertising programs. 

Recent Recognitions
Forty Under 40, Class of 2015

Past Experience
Account Supervisor, Fahlgren Mortine
Marketing Project Manager, Experience Columbus

Community Involvement
An advocate for children's causes, Irene serves CASA of Franklin County as a board trustee and external affairs committee member, and volunteers as a counselor with Camp Sunrise. She also serves on the Columbus Arts Marketing Committee and Columbus Brand Marketing Committee.

Education
Bachelor of Science in communications, Ohio University

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Ask Irene

Why do you work in economic development?
It’s a privilege to do work every day that betters my community.


Why do you live in the Columbus Region?
There’s a uniquely welcoming spirit and an undercurrent of creative energy.







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