Megan De Salvo Named 2015 Tigard Shining Stars Chamber Volunteer of the Year

Megan De Salvo, Director of Marketing at Edge One Media, has been named the 2015 Tigard Shining Stars Chamber Volunteer of the Year.  This  award honors a Chamber member who has volunteered many hours of time, talent and energy to the success and growth of the Tigard Chamber.  Bert Tousey and his example of Chamber volunteerism is commitment at its best.  This person is an example of an active member who has sustained their efforts on behalf of the Chamber over a long period of time.  By their efforts, they have made this organization more effective in serving the Tigard community. Megan has continued her widespread involvement in the Tigard Chamber including taking over as Chair of the Tigard Chamber Ambassadors for the last 10 months, serving as Co-Chair for the prior 2 years and as an Ambassador since 2011.  In her role as Ambassador Chair, Megan also serves on the Tigard Chamber Board of Directors.  Megan has been the Marketing Director for the Tigard Young Professionals group for the last 2 years.  She serves a similar role for the Young Professionals of Lake Oswego and has helped the two Young Professionals groups come together to collaborate on monthly after hours and educational breakfasts, providing a broader audience for networking and for speakers.  Additionally, Megan has served as Event Chair for the last two years and Marketing Chair in prior years for Tigard/Tualatin Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society.  This year Megan helped the Tigard Chamber CEO launch a Marketing Committee including recruiting members to the committee and launching a member marketing survey all focused on updating the Tigard Chamber Brand look and feel. 
Through their company Edge One Media, Megan and her husband Nicholas continue to donate hours of graphic design work to support the Explore Downtown Tigard campaign including seasonal versions of the Explore Downtown Tigard poster to support Halloween and Christmas.  This continues to enable us to provide quality marketing for Downtown Tigard events.  Megan is an active evangelist of the Tigard Chamber, promoting it and explaining it to non-member businesses that she engages with and exposing them to all the Tigard Chamber has to offer.
Comments from her peers, staff and fellow chamber members include 
“She proactively seeks out ways she can give her time and holds others accountable for the commitments they make”.
“The immensity of the things that she does and being able to do it all with a smile on her face is very inspiring in a strong leader!!”
“Megan is straight up and gives feedback whether positive or negative to help improve the chamber.  I can rely on her to give me the unvarnished truth!”
Beyond the Tigard Chamber, Megan is involved in a volunteer capacity with several other local organizations including The Struble Foundation Board of Directors, Lake Oswego Young Professionals Marketing Chair and Lake Oswego Chamber Marketing Committee, and the American Cancer Society Tigard/Tualatin Relay for Life.  She leverages her knowledge base across all her volunteer activities for the benefit of all organizations that she is involved with. 
In addition to her volunteer activities Megan is a focused and successful businesswoman, building a solid reputation for Edge One Media throughout the Pacific Northwest as their Director of Marketing.  Edge One Media is known for their refreshing web design + development, graphic design (including brand design), digital marketing, and PR.  They have been building websites and creating marketing plans for over 11 years and have provided value and quality service to businesses in the Tigard area.  Megan’s previous awards from the Tigard Chamber include Ambassador of the Year in 2013 and Chamber Volunteer of the Year in 2014. 
Please join us in congratulating Megan on this well-deserved award.  Her award will be formally presented with other Tigard volunteer and business awards at Tigard’s 2015 Shining Stars Community Awards Celebration, sponsored by Platinum Title Sponsor Washington Federal and held on Friday, April 24th from 5:30-9 p.m. at Embassy Suites – Washington Square, event location host. With a theme of “Tigard’s Oscars”, this Oscar’s themed dinner event includes dinner, silent auction, dessert dash, awards, and more. Tickets are only $35/person.  So dress your best and come join us to celebrate Tigard!
For further details about Shining Stars, please contact the Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce at 503-639-1656 or at 
About Edge One Media
Our Philosophy. We have been designing and developing websites and marketing plans for over 11 years. We pride ourselves in creating web presences that look great and work better. Our web design and marketing portfolio shows some of the many clients we have worked with both locally and internationally, but what it doesn’t demonstrate is the value those websites and marketing plans have added to their businesses. Certainly, there are many companies who can provide you with the same services, but no one brings you the value we do.  
Our Mission. We design innovative, unique, and creative solutions to pair with our clients marketing efforts. We are a collaborative agency who thrives on creating profitable and informative Websites, high-quality Branding, unique Mobile Solutions, and rewarding relationships through Social Media Marketing for our clients. Learn more about Edge One Media at 
About Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC)
The Tigard Chamber (TACC) is a tool that enables and equips your business to be more nimble, reach farther, grow faster and stay ahead of the competition. Our over 300 member businesses that are part of the Tigard Chamber, an elite 10% of Tigard’s business community, not only leverage each other, but each of these members’ connections and knowledge, as well. It is exponential. Got a business challenge, question or idea, you are not alone as part of the Tigard Chamber. The TACC provides for its members: Connections & Credibility, Learning, Business Advocacy, Cost Savings, Hot Deals and Community Involvement.  Learn more at 

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