Treva Carter is President of TJ Carter Consulting.

Before becoming a consultant, Treva worked at Lumos Networks, SFCS Architects, ITT Night Vision (now Harris) and BellSouth Communications Systems.

All of those corporate marketing positions included communications as well as public relations and event planning responsibilities. Social media reporting was part of her role at Lumos Networks.

Treva wrote responses to RFPs, prepared interview PowerPoints and represented the firm at conferences for SFCS, as well as providing website and other copy. At ITT Night Vision and BellSouth, she managed email and website campaigns, oversaw departmental budgets and worked with creative firms on advertising, collateral, and direct mail projects.

During the first half of Treva's career, she worked at advertising and public relations firms – the Packett Group (now ndp), Arnold Finnegan Martin, and John Lambert Associates - as an account executive, media buyer and marketing research director. Her 30+ years of experience have honed her skills as a liaison between clients and creative firms.

Treva is active in Rotary Club of Salem, the Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce, and the Salem Museum & Historical Society  She  serves on the Alumni Advisory Board for the College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences at Virginia Tech, where she received a B.A. with Honors in History and a secondary focus on Marketing.

Treva speaks to organizations throughout the Roanoke Valley on Marketing topics, especially social media and keeping current in the digital world. Contact her  to check availability for your group's meeting.