Ruth Maron is a strategic communications professional with a broad industry background ranging from airlines to utilities. With a focus on change management communications, she specializes in working with senior leaders to create credible and compelling communications that bring their unique voice, perspective and insights to the spoken and written word. Ruth brings to each assignment the skills of a writer and journalist; the experience of a public relations professional; and the perspective of an organization development consultant.
Ruth began her career in public relations at Burson-Marsteller in New York, where she worked with Richard Nicolazzo. As a member of the crisis communications team, she helped develop and conduct management training seminars for clients including Gulf Oil, Canadian Arctic Gas Study, and Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. Her nine-year tenure with the global communications firm included a year-long assignment to the Brussels office.
Ruth also served as Director of Public Relations for Inter-Continental Hotels Corp., then a subsidiary of Pan Am, with 100 hotels in 48 countries. Responsible for corporate and marketing communications, she designed and facilitated an interactive communications workshop for hotel marketing and public relations staff worldwide. She later worked as a consultant and senior writer for Pan Am Corp.
Most recently, Ruth was a member of the corporate communications staff at PSEG, the largest utility in New Jersey. She was a member of the merger communications team during a proposed acquisition by Exelon Corporation, a Chicago-based utility. She co-edited a bi-monthly strategic newsletter distributed to 30,000 employees of both companies with strategic updates on the merger integration process and messages from senior leaders.
In 2006, Ruth moved from Manhattan to the historic district of Portsmouth, NH where she works as a writer and communications consultant for corporate and non-profit clients. Returning to her roots in journalism, she is also a freelance feature writer for Seacoast Media Group, a subsidiary of Dow Jones. In 2010, she was awarded first place for feature writing by the Maine Press Association.
Ruth is a graduate of Vassar College where she majored in English. She also holds a Masters' degree in Journalism from Boston University, and a post-graduate degree in Organization Development from the New School in New York.