As Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Todd Mesek is responsible for brand development, marketing communications, sponsorship, and sales for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.
Mesek brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, market research, advertising and brand development to the Museum. He has managed research, strategic planning and international marketing campaigns for brands such American Greetings, Applebee’s Restaurants, BP, General Electric, Glidden Paints, Kelly Services, Kendall Motor Oil, KeyBank, Renaissance Hotels, Smuckers and TRW.
Mesek joined the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in 1998 as Marketing Manager and quickly rose to Director of Marketing. In 2002, he was promoted to Senior Director of Marketing and Communications and assumed responsibility for all of the Rock Hall’s marketing and media relations. He became Vice President of Marketing and Communications in July 2006.
Before joining the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Mesek worked as an Account Supervisor and Strategic Planner with marketing communications agencies, including Wyse Advertising, Vantage One Communications, Marketing Directions and EBSCO Information Systems.
Mesek was appointed to the TourismOhio Advisory Board by Ohio Governor John Kasich in October 2013. He is also active in the community, serving on the Board of Directors for the Cleveland International Film Festival, Ingenuity Cleveland, Westshore Montessori Association, the Kent State University-Journalism and Mass Communications School Professional Advisory Board and the Playhouse Square Marketing Committee. He is actively involved with the Public Relations Society of America and various arts and communications organizations in Greater Cleveland. He graduated from the Journalism and Mass Communication School at Kent State University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising and is an alumnus of the Cleveland BridgeBuilders program.
Mesek lives in the Cleveland area with his wife and family.