Jeanie Eastman Ryan is a marketing communications/launch specialist with over 20 years' award-winning experience on both the client and agency sides for numerous global leaders in products and services, awareness campaigns and the world's leading public relations firms.
From creating "first-to-market" launches both for brands and new product categories in the U.S., such as today's ubiquitous mobile phones (Sprint Spectrum/Sprint PCS) and Internet/online services (AOL) < to helping change perceptions about the known (Motorola paging) < to the misunderstood (Children's HIV/AIDS Awareness; U.S. Korean War Memorial), among others < Ryan's programs succeed in creating ground-breaking successes for clients. Ryan's multi-faceted campaigns have transformed perspectives successfully from Capitol Hill decision makers (three Administrations) to Main Street USA consumers.
In Washington, D.C., at Shandwick Public Affairs and Rogers & Cowan, Jeanie's teams won the highest communications awards for creatively weaving together government, corporations, technology, celebrities, causes and the public. But, it all began with "the Mouse." As a PR rookie at Burson-Marsteller in New York City, Ryan's career high was serving on the first PR/ad team hired outside of Disney. Her "Disney University" training impacts her client and consumer orientation to this day.
Jeanie is a Brown University Semiotics graduate with a dance, music, art, TV production and communications background. As a yoga teacher and a mother of a teenager and a toddler, Jeanie brings a diverse range of insights to her clients. She has led 11 yoga eco-retreats in Costa Rica's remote Osa Peninsula, teaching and learning about balance within ourselves as well as the environment. A lover of nature, skiing, surfing, yoga and hiking, Ryan counterbalances daily life with immersion in the mountains, rainforest, desert, ocean and her backyard sanctuary on the NH seacoast.