Ryan Companies US, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Colleen Kucera, CPSM, to director of marketing. Colleen is responsible for a broad range of marketing disciplines for Ryan’s Southwest and Northwest regions including: brand development and implementation, marketing strategy, proposal and interview preparation, event planning, public relations efforts, project reporting and branding, advertising and the integration of marketing and business development integration.
“With Colleen’s leadership, the marketing team has become an integral part of new client pursuits, as well as our customer relations throughout the construction process and well beyond their building occupancy,” said Rick Collins, regional president, Ryan Companies US Inc.
When Colleen started with Ryan, she was the first and only regional marketer in the Southwest; she now directs the marketing department for two regions at Ryan, which are located in Phoenix and Seattle. She has played a significant role in the success of signature projects including Farmers Insurance, GoDaddy and Marina Heights, the largest office development in Arizona’s history.
“I thoroughly enjoy working for a company with principles that align so well with my own – integrity, honesty, civic pride and a sincere regard for people,” said Colleen Kucera, director of marketing, Ryan Companies US, Inc.
With nearly 15 years of experience, Colleen has won several awards, co-authored an A/E/C marketing and business development book, plays an active role within the Arizona chapter of Society for Marketing Professional Services
(SMPS), initiated a committee dedicated to maintaining and improving Ryan’s award-winning culture and is the chair of Ryan’s southwest community outreach group. Colleen Kucera
received a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing from Arizona State University.