Mary Ann Smith-Janas

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Mary Ann Smith-Janas


Mary Ann Smith-Janas is the founder of Marketry. For more than 20 years, she’s handled hundreds of projects for a diverse array of national corporate clients. Peeling away 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 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 Masters in Communication Research, Mary Ann is armed with the deep knowledge needed to approach any client’s challenges.

  • 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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