A consultant for Aker Ink whose career spans nearly two decades, Mary Little is a public relations professional who can do it all – from planning and writing to publicity, promotions, stakeholder communications and more.
A fervent advocate of integrated marketing and public relations programs, she brings a wealth of expertise in consumer marketing, brand management and product promotion for well-respected local and national brands over the course of her career.
Mary is a creative thinker whose inventiveness and strategic counsel has translated great ideas into solid results for a wide range of clients from education and healthcare to consumer products and retail industries. In short, she knows how to leverage all of the tools in the PR toolbox to help her clients build awareness and drive measurable business results.
Prior to launching her consultancy Strategic Ink, Mary spent nearly 12 years at a large Phoenix PR agency, where she was responsible for driving multi-faceted communications programs that included media relations, grand openings, collateral, promotions and more. Among these was an announcement campaign for Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s $588 million expansion and media campaigns for well-known brands, including Grand Canyon University, RA Sushi and Arizona Science Center. Before this, Mary worked for the Canadian office of an international public relations agency, where she served well-known brands such as Procter & Gamble, Sunkist Growers and Mead Johnson Nutritionals. She also brings expertise in the non-profit sector, having developed award-winning public relations programs for The Canadian National Institute for the Blind.
Originally from Canada, Mary is a graduate of York University and Centennial College, both in Toronto.
When not working, Mary serves alongside her husband Steve and daughter Reagan as an official treat dispenser, laser-pointer-operator and tug-of-war opponent of their Corgi – Taxi.
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