CANTON, OHIO (April 16, 2012) – The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival department of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced that Brandy Alter has joined the staff as event manager. Alter will be responsible for working with committee volunteers, sponsors, and other staff members to plan and stage the Enshrinement Festival Queen Pageant, Fashion Show Luncheon, Enshrinees’ Gold Jacket Dinner, and Enshrinees GameDay Roundtable, and will also be staff liaison to the Communications and Staging committees. Alter is no stranger to the Enshrinement Festival, having served as a summer intern from 2006-2008. A graduate of Fairless High School, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University with a major in communication studies and a minor in business administration. In January 2009, she joined The J.M. Smucker Company, with her most recent position being senior representative in customer service relative to military accounts. While in college, Alter served as president and treasurer of Delta Zeta Sorority, was very active in event planning and fundraising efforts, and was responsible for creating their first annual golf outing. Alter noted that “Since interning with the Enshrinement Festival, I knew that event management was my dream job, so it’s a dream come true to secure this position. I look forward to working with the dedicated staff and exceptional corps of volunteers to ensure the continued success of this community treasure.” "Brandy brings an extraordinary amount of enthusiasm to this position, and it’s an absolute pleasure to welcome her back to our team,” stated Joanne Murray, Enshrinement Festival director. “She comes to us with a proven track record relative to her ability to help us achieve our standards of excellence.” For complete Enshrinement Festival news and information, check the Web site: and visit us on Twitter @HOFEFestival.