Meredith Painter

Meredith Painter is a Cleveland-area native who is ecstatic to give back to the city that helped shape her, after spending the past six years in Phoenix, Arizona. As the Community Relations Manager for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, she worked with various organizations, businesses, community partners and talent to enhance the community’s perception of their brand.

Painter is a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace University where she studied Broadcasting and Public Relations. After graduation, she worked for Playhouse Square to provide service and support to community partners, such as Cleveland Municipal School District, to enhance their Community Engagement and Education Department’s footprint.

Having a passion for graphic design and branding, Painter has been providing various non-profit organizations freelance design and brand strategy for nine years. Her clients include Children’s Cancer Network, Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Teach for America.

As the Director of Marketing and Communications for Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, Painter is excited to be part of such an amazing team of people who work hard to provide the Greater-Cleveland area with high quality sporting events to support the city.