Rhenda MeiserRhenda Meiser moved to Seattle in 1990 from the East Coast, drawn to the Emerald City’s independent and innovative spirit. She started her business as a writer and communications consultant in 2007.

From 2000-2006, Rhenda directed communications for the Group Health Foundation—Group Health Cooperative’s philanthropic arm—which raised $3.2 million in gifts and awarded $1 million in grants annually. She partnered closely with Group Health executives on branding, corporate social responsibility and media relations. 
During the late 1990’s Rhenda was a senior associate at Firmani & Associates, where she designed and implemented marketing and PR plans for public affairs, health care, technology and corporate clients. She coordinated communications for Bombar Public Relations and launched a conference center at the University of Washington Medical Center.

Rhenda is a lifelong arts supporter and past board secretary of the Arab Center of Washington. For the last decade she has chaired fundraising and publicity teams for the Arab Festival—part of Seattle Center’s Festal Series—growing the festival into the largest Arab cultural event in the Pacific Northwest.

Rhenda earned a master’s degree in Public Communication from American University in Washington, D.C., and a bachelor’s in English from the University of Virginia.