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April 14, 2011

Chris Smith Portrait of Chris Smith has joined the staff at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as clinical marketing coordinator for SIU HealthCare, the School’s physician practice with 240-plus members.  Her duties include internal and external marketing and customer service activities.

Previously, Smith held positions in marketing and public relations at Town and Country Financial Corporation (2003-11) and United Way of Central Illinois (2000-03).  She began her career as an account executive for Squires Advertising Agency and Eye Magic Productions.

She earned her bachelor’s in English and journalism at Western Illinois University in Macomb (1992).

Smith serves on the advisory council for Lincoln Land Community College Volunteer Center and is a volunteer for United Way of Central Illinois.  She is a member of the Association of Women in Communications and a graduate of the Greater Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Springfield.

A native of Industry, Ill., Smith is the daughter of John and Priscilla Smith.