Mary Wynn Ryan provides persuasive marketing communications for Ralph J. Bloch & Associates’ association clients through her company, Winning Ways Marketing.
Mary began her association management career as Promotions Manager and Features Editor for National Home Furnishings Association’s monthly industry magazine. She then moved to The Access Group, an association management company, as Director of Marketing Communications where she was responsible for creative direction and project management for the company’s clients.
The Merchandise Mart in Chicago then recruited Mary, where she was promoted to Executive Director of Marketing Communications, working with various trade associations. Following eight years at the Mart, Mary served as Creative Director for an advertising agency, working on accounts including the National Association of Realtors®, until she returned to The Access Group. There, as Vice President of Marketing, Mary managed a staff of editors, writers and graphic designers serving a wide array of professional and trade associations.
Later, as principal of Winning Ways Marketing, Mary managed editorial and advertising for several national trade association magazines and won awards for business reporting and publication creative direction.
Currently, Mary serves as marketing communications strategist and consultant for Ralph J. Bloch & Associates’ clients.