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Merri Bender Brown

Merri Bender Brown

Director of Communications; Editor, PS Portions enews and PS Magazine


Phone: 215.248.7381

Merri sets and guides the external integrated marketing strategy for all communications, LTSP’s website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate LTSP’s mission and brand. She manages the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral through Creative Services: securing, leading, and directing external resources to accomplish tasks.

As editor of PS Portions (LTSP’s monthly newsletter) and PS magazine, Merri has overall responsibility for creative content as well as planning, organizing, (occasionally) writing, editing, and producing the publications.

Merri has a BFA from Arcadia University, and is currently pursuing the MAPL degree at LTSP. She has served on the development committee of Lutheran Settlement House, and volunteers in a development and communications capacity for Commonwealth Youthchoirs and the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge.

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