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Sara Vance Waddell

Sara Vance Waddell is the owner/president of SMV Media, a media management company. Vance has handled many local accounts including, The Cincinnati Art Museum, Newport on the Levee, The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Summerfair Cincinnati, and consults with several local advertising agencies. Her expertise also includes marketing and creative strategy.
Sara was appointed by former Governor Ted Strickland to sit on the Ohio Arts Council Board (2010-2014), and she currently sits on the Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Board, ArtWorks (Past President and board chair) and is a trustee emeritus, The Neuberger Museum of Art in New York, Ohio Citizens for the Arts, Arts Midwest, and Chaine-Mondiale and Cancer Family Care as past and present board chair. Her previous board commitments have included The Contemporary Art Center as vice president, Cincinnati Art Museum as Acquisitions Chair, Enjoy the Arts, The March of Dimes, The Ronald McDonald House Charities, Ensemble Theater of Cincinnati and Equality Cincinnati.
Sara attended Morehead State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, with an emphasis in public relations/advertising, graduating Cum Laude in 1984. She was a member of the Board Of Directors for the Advertising Club of Cincinnati from 1985-1992. Vance was the recipient of the “Rookie of the Year” in 1987. Sara has been inducted into the 1999 edition of Who’s Who of Entrepreneurs.