May 30, 2012 — National Hellenic Museum Staff Grows
May 30, 2012
New Directors of Marketing, Development will help advance the Museum’s mission
CHICAGO (May 30, 2012) — The National Hellenic Museum is pleased to announce that two new directors are joining the Museum team. Amelia Dellos is the Museum’s new Director of Marketing and Tula Gogolak joins as Director of Development. The abundance of professional experience these women bring will advance the Museum’s mission by increasing awareness and support from the public.
“We are thrilled to add two new experienced professionals to our team,” said Stephanie Vlahakis, National Hellenic Museum President. “These individuals will help us expand our ability to reach new audiences and further advance our mission by sharing Greek culture and history with people of all backgrounds.”
Amelia Dellos joins the Museum after five years as a consultant at River Forest, Ill.-based AED Communications, a firm she launched and operated. There, she provided strategic marketing communications services for corporate and non-profit clients, creating and implementing marketing, public relations and social media projects.
As Director of Marketing, Dellos will build on her nearly twenty-years of experience in the field to manage communications programs and develop relationships with key external audiences on behalf of the Museum. She will also help tell the Museum’s story and illustrate its relevance by enhancing the visibility of key programs and strengthening its position as a leading national cultural institution.
Tula Gogolak comes to the Museum from Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana where she served as Director of Community Relations and Development. A key part of the organization’s leadership team, Tula worked closely with the agency’s development committee to achieve financial and marketing goals. She also elevated the non-profit’s professional standards by creating and implementing the agency’s first financial development and marketing plans.
Gogolak will coordinate with Museum President Stephanie Vlahakis, other senior staff and the Board of Trustees to form the Museum’s development and strategic plans, including fundraising efforts to expand the Museum’s base of individual, foundation, corporate, and government philanthropic support as well as its general membership.
Both women are passionate about the National Hellenic Museum, which celebrated its grand opening in December 2011, and its mission to preserve and explore Hellenism while chronicling the Greek American journey. Dellos and Gogolak both begin their new roles on Tuesday, May 29, 2012.
The National Hellenic Museum’s mission is to preserve and explore Hellenism and to chronicle the Greek American journey through exhibitions, oral histories, archival collections and education programs. Its purpose is to inspire in people of all backgrounds a curiosity for their own story through a greater connection to Greek history, culture and the arts. Located at the corner of Halsted and Van Buren in the heart of Chicago’s famed Greektown, the Museum is open Tuesdays – Sundays. For more information, visit www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org or call 312-655-1234.