Chantal Kowalski has joined Teachers Credit Union as director of public relations. She has 10 years of experience in the public and media relations industry. Most recently, Kowalski held the role of publicity manager at John Wiley & Sons Inc. where she oversaw all media and public relations for key product lines including the For Dummies® brand. Before that, she worked as a media relations specialist for BLASTMedia and a public relations coordinator for Pearson Education. Kowalski received her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations from Ball State University. In her new role, she will be primarily responsible for the strategy, development and execution of the organization’s public relations efforts across all external channels, including social media.