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Meet Claire


Marketer, MBA, Musician, and Mom

Claire Molineaux Foster is a distinguished leader, author, and public speaker, specializing in brand development and marketing strategy. As an innovator in the higher education sector, Claire has presented at multiple conferences highlighting trends and best practices in digital marketing and communication.

A member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, Claire has authored multiple publications and edited Amazon best-sellers. She is a contributing writer for Lynchburg Living, Lynchburg Business Magazine, Central Virginia Bridal Guide, and Central Virginia Family Guide. 

Claire is passionate about giving back to her local community and, in 2013, founded LynchburgFamily.org, a community outreach organization in Lynchburg, Virginia.  

In addition to her master's degree in business, Claire holds a bachelor's degree in vocal performance, so she has an affinity for the arts and appreciates a good opera. 

Among her interests are reading, writing, music, and travel - but mostly - her husband and three daughters. 

Contact Claire on Twitter: @DClaireFoster

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