MotorCities National Heritage Area

December 28, 2017

DETROIT – The MotorCities National Heritage Area has hired Bob Sadler of Dearborn as its new Communications Manager. Reporting to MotorCities Executive Director Shawn Pomaville-Size, Sadler is responsible for guiding the strategy and implementation of all communications in order to increase awareness and engagement for the organization’s mission of promoting, preserving and interpreting the automotive and automotive labor story unique to Michigan.

Since 2014, Sadler has maintained a consulting practice called Sadler Communications, providing integrated marketing, public relations and fundraising counsel to a variety of nonprofit clients. He also spent 18 years at the Detroit Historical Society in a number of marketing and public relations capacities, the final three years as Director of Marketing & Sales.

Born in Euclid, Ohio, Sadler grew up in suburban Cleveland and came to Southeastern Michigan for the first time to attend the University of Detroit, receiving a bachelor of arts degree in Communication Studies. Later, he graduated from Wayne State University with a masters of business administration degree with a focus on marketing.

Sadler lives in Dearborn with his wife and son.


About MotorCities NHA:
Headquartered in Detroit, the MotorCities National Heritage Area Partnership is a nonprofit corporation affiliated with the National Park Service that serves 16 counties representing a population of over 6.5 million. Its mission is to preserve, interpret and promote the region’s rich automotive and labor heritage. Regional programs inspire residents and visitors with an appreciation for how the automobile changed Michigan, the nation, and the world. Find MotorCities on the web at; also visit their Facebook page at and follow them on Twitter/Instagram: @MotorCities.

Contact: Bob Sadler
Communications Manager
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Phone: (313) 259-3425 ext. 302
Fax: (313) 259-5254
200 Renaissance Center
Detroit, MI 48243