At the February 2014 meeting the NEF Board, Jane DeLancey was elected to a two-year term as a director. Jane owns the design firm DeLancey Design that serves marketing and communications needs of a wide variety of clients.
Stew Nelson, NEF's VP of Program indicated that, “Jane’s commitment and dedication over the past four years to NEF have made her one of our `Elite` coaches. I know her organizational, marketing and design skills will make her a perfect addition to the Board. I look forward to serving with her.”
Jane began her career in the fine arts, but quickly switched to graphic design. After seven years working in the corporate environment for the in-house marketing departments of ADP Network Services and Gelman Sciences, she launched DeLancey Design in 1984. Since then she has worked for more than 150 clients across a broad range of indsutries on a wide variety of designs projects. Project scopes have included full website development; trade show booth design and construction; and corporate identities, direct mail campaigns, and brochures. With her strategic business partner, Chris Hippler of Capital Letters, she currently is focusing on marketing projects for the construction industry.
In addition to serving on a number of NEF coaching teams over the course of the past five years, Jane has also served as a coach for Great Lakes Entrepreneur Quest (now MiQuest).
Her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is from the University of Michigan. She also studied at Art Center College of Design and California College of Arts.