Marci De Sart Joins the Chemistry Multimedia Team…

Marci De Sart brings a unique and well established skill set to Chemistry Multimedia. Having worked on numerous environmental projects and initiatives, she has significantly magnified their impact through successful marketing, public relations and social media campaigns. A strategist by nature, she is known for managing the big picture while not losing sight of the multitudinous details that will make or break a project’s success.

Regarding grant management, she has served as both the grantor and the grantee. While managing over $3 million in federal and $3 million in local funds, she managed an eleven county grant program comprised of 75 grantees. Through a $250,000 Environmental Protection Agency grant, she managed the Radon Program for the state of Georgia. Most recently, she obtained a grant on behalf of an animal advocacy group she co-founded to hold a no cost spay neuter and rabies clinic for 25 felines.

Creative thinking, fostering partnerships, and leveraging resources come naturally to Marci. She has Chaired numerous waterway clean ups, resulting in the removal of over 7 tons of debris. Planning, promoting orchestrating and publicizing special events are another specialty. She has consistently delivered notable results and publicity for projects in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

A proud Saluki, Marci is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication, Public Relations Specialization, Journalism and Psychology minors. She also holds a Master of Arts in Environmental Studies from the University of Illinois. She is currently enrolled in numerous continuing education classes in the animal welfare field.

An Illinois native, she has recently relocated to St. Louis after a long stint in Atlanta and coastal Georgia. When not working, she can be found outdoors, listening to live music, walking her dogs, watching the Cardinals and spending time with family. Having been to Europe several times, she loves to travel and feels very much at home on the other side of the pond.