Deidre Malone is the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Carter Malone Group, LLC (CMG), a public relations, marketing and advertising firm headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. In January 2015, she opened Malone Sullivan Public Strategies as a subsidiary of CMG.

Prior to opening CMG in 2003, Malone served as Vice President of Marketing Development for ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Director of Public Relations for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Malone currently serves on the board of directors for the Economic Growth Development Engine Board and is the President of the Tennessee Women’s Political Caucus. She is a former Shelby County Commissioner, active community member and mother of two.