Meet Your Team

We want you to think of the Heyman team as your team.

For clients and candidates alike, we mix extensive experience with specific industry knowledge, diverse connections, and an enormous candidate database that is cultivated on a daily basis. 

We develop and maintain relationships with large and small companies, high-profile trade, industry and academic organizations and tens of thousands of communications professionals. We value our relationships and believe high-quality networking yields first-rate candidates.

If you are a client, you benefit from the team’s experience in understanding your needs, your company and your culture. We know how to identify and evaluate talent, and we have a proven ability to secure the best candidates.

If you are a candidate, you benefit from the team’s ability to understand your short- and long-term aspirations, to advocate for you, to ensure confidentiality, to maintain communication and to represent your needs accurately.

William C. Heyman
President & CEO
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Lisa Ryan
Senior Vice President/Managing Director
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Julie Conway
Director
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Vanessa Charlton
Associate
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Heather Ring
Associate
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Jamie Wernet
Associate
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Ilana Lax
Editorial Director
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Maryanne B. Rainone
Senior Vice President/Managing Director
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Jessamyn Katz
Vice President/General Manager - Western Region
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T.R. Straub
Director
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Virginia Noriega
Associate
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Kara Ruskin
Associate
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Marianne F. Donahue
Vice President, Operations & Administration
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