Rick Pender is a high-skilled expert, who works in Friends of Music Hall on the position of Board Member from 2018. Rick has earned professional experience in more than 20 positions at various companies. Rick Pender went to the Case Western Reserve University and got education from 1971 to 1980. This person has these qualifications: Apr (Accredited In Public Relations); Fellow Prsa. Cincinnati, Ohio is the city, where the professional was lastly known to be living. This professional's e-mail and phone can be easily accessed through Connexy on demand.
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Friends of Music Hall
Friends of Music Hall plays an integral role in sustaining and promoting Cincinnati Music Hall, the city's iconic performing arts venue (for Cincinanti Symphony, Pops, May Festival, Opera, a...
from Sep 2018
I was involved in projects that enhanced the quality of life in Greater Cincinnati. I served on panels involved in good government as well as arts and culture.
2001 — 2016
As a freelance editing professional and veteran theater writer, I oversee the assembly of a quarterly magazine about shows by Stephen Sondheim, musical theater's foremost composer and lyrici...
Apr 2004 — Dec 2015
I provided features about the arts for this website affiliated with Cincinnati's ABC-TV station.
2015 — 2015
Vice President, Development and External Affairs
I oversaw fundraising and public affairs for Planned Parenthood's SW Ohio affiliate, covering 20 counties in SW Ohio and 3 in Northern Kentucky.
Jan 2012 — Dec 2014
I helped to oversee the organization charged with making Cincinnati's downtown a place where people live, work and play.
2007 — Apr 2013
Chair of Alumni Development Committee
I work with the staff of Oberlin College's Alumni Fund to recruit and manage alumni volunteers in soliciting funds from graduates of one of America's most respected liberal arts colleges.
2006 — 2013
Director of Institutional Advancement
I oversaw all fund-raising and institutional advancement activities for Cincinnati Opera, the second-oldest opera in the United States.
Mar 2006 — Oct 2011
I oversaw all arts and entertainment coverage, including theater (which I wrote personally), dance, books, visual art, dining and more.
1998 — 2006
I documented a process of developing an innovative new assistive surgical device.
2004 — 2006
I conduct radio interviews with creative artists and performers for a weekly arts program, "Around Cincinnati."
I chaired America's only nationwide organization for theater critics, arts journalists and academics.
2004 — 2005
Executive Counselor and Vice President
I provided strategic communications counsel to a wide array of clients in the worlds of business, health care and nonprofit organizations.
Sep 1991 — May 1998
Vice President Marketing Communications
During my tenure with Dan Pinger Public Relations, I was an "embedded" member of the senior management team at this major Cincinnati hospital. I oversaw a staff of 15 people who provided a f...
1995 — 1997
Leadership Cincinnati, Class Xxi
I developed my leadership skills and built long-lasting relationships with four dozen outstanding Cincinnati leaders. I subsequently was active with the Leadership Cincinnati Alumni Associat...
1996 — 1997
I research, interview and write articles on a wide array of topics for local, regional and national magazines, newsletters and other publications in addition to various social media outlets.
Theater Critic and Contributing Editor
I have been a theater critic since 1986 for various Cincinnati publications I joined CityBeat as a freelance writer when the paper was founded in 1994 from 1998-2006 I served as the paper...
Director of Corporate Communications
ChoiceCare was a large Cincinnati HMO, eventually acquired by Humana in the late 1990s. I oversaw corporate communications, which included customer relations, physician relations and connect...
1985 — 1990
General Manager, Wnku-Fm
I was WNKU's first general manager, putting the station on the air in April 1985.
1984 — 1985
I promoted public radio programming to listeners in Cincinnati as well as providing information and promotional materials to programmers at other NPR stations for programs produced by WGUC.
1980 — 1984
1971 — 1980
1967 — 1971
Management Team Executive