Director of Marketing & Creative Services
RoAnna Savage, B.S
Director of Marketing & Creative Services, Sunrise Daisy
Freelance designer and small business owner
Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design
Member, AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts)
RoAnna serves as the Director of Marketing & Creative Services for Sunrise Daisy, helping make sure the non-profit puts its best foot forward in a smart and engaging way. RoAnna has her B.S. in Graphic Design and is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Coming from creative roots where the family business was an advertising agency, RoAnna has always lived design, art, photography and all things creative. She has a strong background in marketing and design, holding positions or executing contract work over the last 25 years with both small and large companies focusing on branding, logos, marketing, print, digital, web, environmental, interior and packaging design.
RoAnna has completed design work for small businesses just starting out, and also large companies such as Kroger, Western Family Foods, Acumed, and Storables. She stretched her interior design skills as the Design Director for RD Development, a local company that renovated homes and reintroduced them into the community better than they were. RD Development focused on raising the value of neighborhoods that were potentially on the downward turn and providing a superior product. While working in the commercial real estate industry, she branded and marketed large commercial properties in the Portland area such as the US Bancorp Tower, The Commonwealth Building, Fremont Place, and Airport Business Park. She is currently serving freelance clients and running a home inspection business with her husband after deciding to leave the corporate world to be more available to her family.
RoAnna also has stayed involved in supporting her community with volunteer work and supporting causes that touch her. She taught Art Literacy in the Hillsboro School District for 9 years, supplies creative work to charities such as Givetokens.org and Sanctity of Hope, and served as a School to Career Mentor for the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce. As a mentor, she coached and guided high school students interested in a design career path for a term of school, making sure they got practical knowledge about what it takes to be a designer in the real world. Currently, she is volunteering her professional business and marketing skills to help support a project in Eastern Africa. The Najijali Project is designed to empower unwed mothers in Eastern Africa by training them in a vocation and teaching them life and parenting skills.