Detroit, Mich.—Cindi Crain has been elected to the Crain Communications Inc. board of directors, succeeding her mother, Merrilee Patterson Crain, who died Nov. 2.
Crain is co-owner and director of VirginBush Safaris, based in Nairobi, Kenya. Previously, she was editor of Golf & Travel
, which she founded with her father, Crain Communications President Rance Crain. She also worked as an editor at Travel Holiday
, as well as at agencies Young & Rubicam and Wunderman Worldwide.
Crain holds a bachelor's degree in speech and TV writing/producing from Emerson College, and master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.