Through The Noise
July 11, 2016
Jimena Ryan of Raffa, PC on B Corps, Socially Responsible Investing, and Career Transitions
Through the Noise #191
Jimena Ryan // Chief Marketing & Community Relations Officer // Raffa
Jimena Ryan is the Chief Marketing Officer with Raffa PC, an accounting and technology consulting firm focused on empowering nonprofits and other companies working to make positive change in the world. She joins us to talk about socially responsible investing, what it means to be a B Corporation, collaborating with other members of the B Corp community, and how companies can use their resources and influence to improve the communities where they work and live. Ms. Ryan owned a high end event planning firm for 20 years prior to joining Raffa and the story of her career transition is valuable for anyone considering a career change.
Serving as a Chief Marketing Officer for the last decade, Jimena has been responsible for the design, direction and implementation of marketing strategies and programs for Raffa, P.C. -a certified B –Corp, Top 100 nationally ranked professional services firm dedicated to helping great organizations thrive. She also leads and manages the firm’s corporate social responsibility initiatives and reporting. Prior to joining Raffa, Jimena was a successful entrepreneur , a nonprofit consultant and also a teacher.
With nearly 250 on-staff professionals and 17 partners, Raffa is now recognized as one of the 100 largest and best-managed accounting firms in the U.S. They are among the first Washington DC area businesses to earn B Corporation Certification. Serving as advisors and back office solution providers to nonprofit organizations and businesses, Raffa’s client-centric, customized approach helps each client meet its potential and ensures that each client’s success is sustained and maintained.