Deidra McClelland is the President of The Skye Group, a local marketing and communications consulting firm. Deidra started her involvement with WGVU eight years ago when she worked at mmpc. Most recently, she is involved by serving on the WGVU Engage Women & Girls Lead Steering and Advisory Committees.
She received her Master’s in Applied Statistics from Western Michigan University and Bachelor’s in Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science from Central Michigan University. She also volunteers for the American Cancer Society’s Cattle Baron’s Ball and Alliance for Women Entrepreneurs (a division of GROW). She was in the inaugural class of Huntington Bank’s Rising Women Leaders and now serves on Huntington Bank’s Women’s Advisory Board.
Deidra volunteers for WGVU’s Women & Girls Lead because, “I believe it’s good to give back to the community and create awareness about women and girls issues.” She considers WGVU ‘an asset of the West Michigan community because of all the community based work and events they provide and are involved in,” she says.
Deidra is a lifelong West Michigander and lives in Hastings with her two dogs, Mabel and Lucy. She loves to golf, travel and has a slight affinity for jewelry.