The Strong Names Sara Poe Vice President for Marketing and Communications

The Strong News Release
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 585-263-2700

May 8, 2018

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365,

Noelle McElrath-Hart, 585-410-6325,

Sara Poe Named
​Vice President for Marketing and Communications

at The Strong

​The Strong® is pleased to announce that Sara Poe has been hired as vice president for marketing and communications. In her role, Poe oversees the museum’s marketing, advertising, public relations, public program, membership, and information technology teams.

Poe joins The Strong from Tipping Point Communications—a media planning and buying, public relations, research, and digital media company—where she served as vice president for media and content. She previously held roles at Dixon Schwabl Advertising, Butler/Till Media, the Walt Disney Company, and Rochester Broadway Theatre League.

Poe holds an MBA from St. John Fisher College and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester. She lives with her husband and two step-sons children in Victor.

About The Strong

The Strong is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. It is one of the largest history museums in the United States and one of the leading museums serving families. The Strong houses the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play and is home to the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the World Video Game Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, the Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play. Together, these enable a multifaceted array of research, exhibition, and other interpretive and educational activities that serve a diverse audience of adults, families, children, students, teachers, scholars, collectors, and others around the globe.