Tenley Damrow is the marketing director at RSM McGladrey, the fifth-largest U.S. provider of accounting, tax and business consulting services.
A member of the regional marketing team, Damrow is responsible for developing and implementing market share and increasing brand awareness. Her days are spent managing the marketing functions for the entire Midwest Regional Health Care practice, which includes employees from 37 offices and 10 states.
Damrow exemplifies the word leader. She is a key player of the management team and is instrumental in guiding non-marketing accountants with their individual growth efforts. Damrow has been recognized as a leader in the firm by mentoring younger staff members and coaching them through a variety of situations. In her five years with RSM McGladrey, Damrow has had no turnover. She maintains professionalism, but is approachable, open and honest, and her energy is contagious.
Damrow is a graduate of the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership School, a member of the Young Professionals Organization and a graduate of its Leadership Development Program. She is a member of the Public Relations Association of Central Illinois, the Junior League of Peoria and the Peoria Ad Club. She is an advisory member and volunteers with the WTVP Kids Club, St. Mary’s School and Parish in Kickapoo, Ridgeview Elementary PTO and the Boy Scouts of America. Damrow is also a consistent blood donor with the American Red Cross.
Due to her efforts with the Community Leadership School in organizing and executing a successful open house for Three Sisters Park in conjunction with the first annual Taste of Chillicothe, she was invited to be a Business Resource Services board member.
As part of her commitment to Junior Achievement (JA), Damrow was responsible for initiating the entire JA rollout at Ridgeview Elementary School, expanding the organization’s reach by more than 400 students.
Damrow spent the first eight years of her career in various marketing and international sales roles for a product-focused firm, during which she received four promotions. She ultimately received the President’s Award, the most prestigious award offered by the firm.
Working for RSM McGladrey for the past five and a half years, Damrow has received numerous promotions and taken on additional geography and responsibilities. After just three months in her current position, she received firm recognition in the categories of excellence and teamwork. Tenley Damrow is a tremendous asset to her company, to her family and to the community. iBi