December 7, 2017 (Columbus, Ohio) – The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) is pleased to announce the addition of sales management professional, Chuck DeVendra into the newly created General Sales Representative position. Based in Columbus, Ohio, DeVendra's primary responsibility will be to assist the Sales and Marketing office in establishing partnerships and collaborating with sponsors, vendors, and donors outside of the equestrian industry throughout the United States.

About Chuck DeVendra

DeVendra is a broadcast sales management professional with over 30 years of sales and management experience. He has demonstrated success driving multi-million-dollar revenue and market share growth while leading sales teams to deliver record levels of performance. Prior to coming to the IEA, DeVendra served as the General Sales Manager with WCHM-TV in Columbus, Ohio. Other recent experience includes Director of Sales for WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio, General Manager for The Ohio News Network, General Sales Manager for WTSP-TV in Tampa, Florida, General Manager for WKEF/WRGT-TV in Dayton, Ohio, and Vice President of Sales for WKRC-TV in Cincinnati, Ohio.

In addition to his vast experience and success in sales management, DeVendra has also served as a Board Member with non-profit organizations including: Life Care Alliance, Mid-Ohio Foodbank, Hannah Neil Foundation, and The Capital Square Advisory Board.

DeVendra is a native of Columbus and a graduate of The Ohio State University

Chuck DeVendra