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Corporate: Elevance Health

Independent: North East Chocolates, LLC

Personal: Christie L. McDevitt




Business Change Management for a Fortune 20 Corporation at VP Level overseeing deliverables and strategic goals of Staff VPs and Directors. Specialized template designs for Executive interpretations. Digital internal marketing publications with distribution to 1,700 associates. High-level trend analysis presentations using KPI, Tableau, and Executive Dashboard metrics. Town Hall, Project Review, Operational Alerts, Executive Strategy, and Compliance data assembly and analysis.


Over 11 years of Small Business Retail and Multilevel Marketing/Branding. Served as Chamber of Commerce Vice President and awarded as Business Person of the Year 3 consecutive years. Inducted into Chamber Hall of Fame, with nomination for Business of the Year. Awarded Tourism Person and Tourism Marketing of the Year for impactful strategies to raise localized commerce and revenue. Awarded by an International Digital LUX Publication as Best Chocolatier and Best Confectionary Product (Sea Salt Caramels).  Event coordination, planning, and promotion of up to 2-3,000 onsite attendees, and 8,000 virtual invitations. 

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2019 | Maryland Chocolatier of the Year by Lux Life International Magazine

2018 - 2019 | Co-awarded in success of downtown events by Cecil County Tourism

2018 | Cecil County Tourism Person of the Year

2017 | Business Person of the Year by the North East Chamber of Commerce

2016 | Business Person of the Year by the North East Chamber of Commerce

2015 | Business Person of the Year by the North East Chamber of Commerce

2017 | Marketing Award presented by Cecil County Tourism

2016 | Marketing Award presented by Cecil County Tourism


2023 | Named 'Best Candy Store in Maryland' by Lovefood

2019 Best Chocolate in Maryland (Lux Life International Magazine: Sea Salt Caramel)

2018 | Ranked as top Old-Time Chocolate Shops in Maryland ('Only in Your State')

2017 Inducted to Chamber Business Hall of Fame (Cecil County Chamber of Commerce)

2022 Voted #1 Candy Store Countywide (Cecil Whig)

2016 - 2021 Voted #1 Sweets Countywide (Cecil Whig)

2017 - 2021 Most Loved Candy Store (Hulafrog Aberdeen/Bel Air, MD)


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