Meet the Team


Patrick Ryan Founder

Pat founded the company in 1996, with a simple mission – deliver creative excellence to achieve great results. We strive to position our clients in the most positive light – to make their products, services or issues well known and well thought of among their target audiences.

Lindsay Ryan Jensen Owner

Reliability, creativity and professionalism are the foundation of our business. I believe details matter from beginning to completion while working with my clients to develop an integrated marketing strategy to fit their business needs, objectives and budget.

Ben Roberts Creative Director

The temptation to find a better way to send a clear message is never far away, and I often find myself rewinding commercials, and commenting about the kerning on a menu. Design is all around and I am fascinated by the new, and intrigued by the past.

Steven Gentile Art Director

Steven has a keen eye for design. Whether it is an ad for a magazine or a layout for your website design, Steve will use his planning and analytical thought process to create a design that will be functional and make an impact. Oh—and he’s a HUGE Yankees Fan. Go Yanks!

Justine Koester-Hoben Account Services Manager

Justine has a knack for knowing what to say and when to say it, both on and offline. Her experience managing accounts, their annual strategies, and the clients themselves have helped grow Ryan Marketing by fostering long-lasting relationships. When Justine isn’t behind her laptop, you can catch her snapping photos of the team, our clients, or just for fun!

Caroline Henry Account Operations Manager

Caroline is a seasoned Accounts veteran with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. She excels with structure, organization and strategy all while keeping clients engaged, invigorated, and excited for what is next.

Jen Bell Senior Account Executive

Jen came to Ryan after selling advertising at the Hartford Business Journal for 3 years. She joined RM in 2000, where she has worked on projects for clients such as, All Gas, KBE Construction, DATTCO Transportation, Mohegan Sun, Danaher, United Steel, Carla’s Pasta and Viking Construction.

Kaitie Zipp Graphic Designer

Zipp joined Ryan Marketing after years of freelancing and enjoys being part of a team that is dedicated to the success of their clients. She loves helping her clients look visually spectacular and express their own personality. In her free time she enjoys getting out and about with her rescue dog, Berry.

Sydney Szekretar Account Executive

Sydney is an Account Executive with previous experience in the Marketing, PR, and Social Media fields. She’s detail-oriented and stays as organized as possible, especially when things get hectic. Her days consist of social media management, keeping projects on track, and trying to anticipate her clients’ next ask.

Lorenzo Perez Account Coordinator

Lorenzo is an Account Coordinator who knows a thing or two about fostering engagement on social media. With a background in sweepstakes, he's ready to dive into any contest creation! When he's not making checklists and keeping client accounts running smoothly, you can find him at the gym getting his pump on.

Tessa Woods Social Media and Content Coordinator

Tessa is the Social Media and Content Coordinator and is always up-to-date on the latest social trends. She previously has built brands and organizations from the ground up and works on social media campaigns for various clients. In her free time, she loves exploring new restaurants and cities.

Meghan Rich Comptroller

Meghan’s role as Comptroller includes working closely with our team to create and analyze financial reports, process accounts payable and receivable and manage invoices and tax payments.