Deanna Ricke has an MA in communication studies and a BS in journalism from the University of Kansas. She has been in marketing and communications for more than twenty-five years, including executive positions with The Walt Disney Company and FOX Cable Networks. In 2003, she founded a communications consulting firm, and her clients have included American Family Insurance, Bath and Body Works, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, H&R Block, Hallmark, JCPenney, Kroger, Luxottica, Marshalls, PetSmart, T.J. Maxx, the US Department of Defense, the US Department of Agriculture, Verizon, and Victoria’s Secret. All while raising two sons.
Deanna authors the “Faith Matters at Work” column for Catholic Business Journal and pens a popular blog, “Faith in the 9 to 5” at DeannaRicke.com, where she writes about the never-ending fun of combining work, faith, and family. Her podcasts are available on iTunes.