Elisa Padilla - Brand Innovators

Elisa Padilla

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Community Relations, Miami Marlins

Elisa Padilla begins her second season as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Community Relations with the Miami Marlins, joining the organization in June of 2018. Ms. Padilla owns nearly 25 years of marketing experience with world-renowned sports and entertainment brands such as Apple, AT&T, HBO Sports, Nickelodeon and People en Español. She most recently served as the Vice President of Marketing for the Howard Hughes Corporation.
Ms. Padilla’s near 17-year career in professional sports has featured stints with the NBA, the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets. During her seven years with the Nets, she rose to Chief Marketing Officer, where she oversaw the marketing efforts for the team and arena, including branding, advertising, merchandising, database research, creative, websites, and social media. Ms. Padilla is a member of Women in Sports and Events (WISE), having also served on the organization’s National Board.