Mary Ann Smith-Janas
Mary Ann 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 including, Small Business Person of the Year, Birmingham Area Chamber of Commerce and Top Women-Owned Businesses, Birmingham Business Journal [for 4 years].