Mary Ruth Raphael has been with MP&F since 2001 and has worked with a variety of clients at the local, regional and national levels. She manages the company’s work for its largest client, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Corps program, which includes nationwide marketing, advertising and communications initiatives targeted toward low-income 16- through 24-year-olds and their parents, community leaders, and employers. In addition to her client service, she manages MP&F’s own marketing campaign.
Mary Ruth has worked on multiple high-profile campaigns during her time at MP&F, including leading the award-winning Meth Destroys and What’s the Rush? statewide awareness campaigns on behalf of the state’s district attorneys. The drug abuse and teen pregnancy campaigns, respectively, included community relations, media relations, event management, social media outreach and public service announcements.
She is the president of the Nashville chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, and serves on the steering committee for Williamson Inc.’s Women in Business. She is an alumnae of Leadership Brentwood, and volunteers her time to support Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee, Best Buddies Tennessee and Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee.