Mary Ann Smith-Janas

President
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205-802-7252

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Favorite Passport Stamps

Japan and Argentina

Doppleganger

Katie Couric and everyone’s old friend from college

Hooked On

House of Cards and Vox.com

Mary Ann Smith-Janas

President

Mary Ann Smith-Janas founded Marketry in 1995 and has since handled hundreds of projects for a diverse array of national corporate clients. Peeling away the layers to get to the heart of the matter comes naturally to Mary Ann. She has a knack for getting participants to open up and share the rich insights that clients need to make decisions. Mary Ann’s combination of experience, curiosity, and passion make her a leader in the field of qualitative research. With a Master’s in Communication Research from the University of Georgia, Mary Ann is armed with the deep knowledge needed to approach any client’s challenges. Under her leadership, Marketry has won several awards:

AWARDS:
  • Small Business Person of the Year, Birmingham Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Top Women-Owned Businesses, Birmingham Business Journal [for 4 years]
Affiliations & Training:
  • Qualitative Research Consultants Association (QRCA)
  • American Marketing Association (AMA)
  • Past President, Birmingham Chapter
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group (PMRG)
  • Marketing Research Association (MRA)
  • National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
  • RIVA Moderator Training
  • Burke Moderator Training

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