Tina Dechausay joined the Cunningham Children’s Home family as Marketing and Communications Specialist in December 2016. In this position, Tina manages the marketing and communications strategies to support the fundraising and public relations goals of Cunningham. She is responsible for the planning, conceptual development, design, and production of Cunningham's fundraising, marketing, public relations, advertising, and communications materials.
Tina’s more than 20 years of experience in marketing and communications geared toward increasing awareness of collegiate athletic programs has made her an effective communicator and creative marketer.
Tina has worked at five different universities in four different states and says the constant has been the opportunity to work with excellent people while becoming part of a community. She feels the same way about being at Cunningham Children’s Home and is thrilled to be a member of the Advancement Team.
A native of Peoria, Illinois, Tina is a 1990 graduate of Bradley University. She and her husband Marlon, Associate Athletics Director at the University of Illinois, moved to Champaign in August 2016 and are the proud parents of two sons.