Jonaé Kates, a native of Chicago, IL, is a Legal Marketing Assistant at STEPS. She is responsible for developing marketing strategies to achieve the firm’s goals, assist and promote events and activities, design multi-media correspondences and promotional material as necessary and manage STEPS community and outreach relationships. Jonaé’s marketing experience extends back to 2009, as a sophomore at DePaul University, where she volunteered to assist DePaul’s Commuter Advisory Board (CAB) as a Communications Specialist. She was promoted to Marketing Chair Member in 2010 and maintained the role until June 2012, graduation year. With CAB, Jonaé had the opportunity to market events and construct multi-media correspondences for CAB events. Since graduation, Jonaé has marketed and/or provided administrative assistance to companies such as Miranda Works, a Developmental Therapy company in Chicago, IL; MGM Therapy & Behavioral Treatment Corporation, a Developmental Therapy corporation in Chicago, IL; and Value Care Centers, a DHS Licensed Community Mental Health Center in Blue Island. Jonaé holds a Bachelor of Arts in Film Production with an Animation concentration and a minor in Marketing. She resides in the south suburbs with her family and dog.