Jeanne Ryan Wolfson
Jeanne Ryan Wolfson is a board member of FLARE and chairs its Marketing and Communications Committee. She is also an Inaugural Lifetime Individual Member. She most recently spoke at FLARE’s, “Accidental Leaders: Betty Ford and Nancy Reagan Speak Out on Breast Cancer” and makes her debut as a contributing author to a book on First Ladies’ use of autobiographies in 2023.
Ms. Wolfson has a 40+ year career in strategic communications, specializing in public relations and integrated digital communications. She worked primarily in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, for corporations, businesses and foundations, providing strategic communication counsel and creative execution to CEOs, executive directors and other corporate leaders. Ms. Wolfson is currently the owner of Intent Communication, a strategic communication consultancy and she has launched a new career as a children’s book author.
Ms. Wolfson holds a master’s degree in strategic communication and a bachelor’s degree in journalism, both from American University. She also holds specialized professional certificates in children’s book writing from the University of California at San Diego and social media management from Georgetown University, among others, in various disciplines of public relations practice.
She has served on many nonprofit boards in Montgomery County, Maryland, where she lives and is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She is also an alumnus of Leadership Montgomery.