CORE COMPETENCIES

Advertising
Account Management
Account Planning
Branding
Communications
Crisis Communications
Graphic Design
Media Relations
Media Buying
Media Training
Message Development
Public Relations
Social Media Strategy
Spokesperson Training
Website Development
Video Production

PAST PERFORMANCE

BRICKSTREET INSURANCE

CRA handles BrickStreet’s internal and external communications including: advertising, public relations, paid media, brand strategy, creative services, event management, employee recognition, research, sponsorships and much more.

DC LOTTERY

CRA manages DC Lottery’s online platforms and provides strategic, creative and digital support for game launches, promotions, events, sponsorships and much more.

VIRGINIA STATE POLICE

CRA represents the Insurance Fraud Program (IFP) and Help Eliminate Auto Theft (HEAT) Program for the Virginia State Police. Services provided by CRA include advertising, public relations, paid media, brand strategy, event management, sponsorships and much more.

DIFFERENTIATORS

ONE-STOP COMMUNICATIONS SHOP

More than 40 years of experience in helping create and communicate brands.

SMART BRAND STRATEGY

A strategic firm that combines experience with innovation to garner results for clients.

WOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS

CEOs Caryn Foster Durham and Susan Lavenski are majority owners of CRA. Both renowned communications experts, the partners have worked together for the past 18 years.

COMPANY INFORMATION

CRA Communications d.b.a. Charles Ryan Associates (CRA) is a brand communications firm offering advertising, creative, public relations, digital and social media strategies, as well as in-house video production. Combining more than 40 years of experience and innovation, we deliver customized, results-driven solutions for our clients’ communications needs.

NAICS CODES

541810 Advertising Agency
541613 Marketing Consulting Services
541820 Public Relations Agency
541430 Communication Design Services
512110 Video Production

CONTACT INFORMATION

Caryn Foster Durham, Chief Executive Officer
1900A East Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23223
804-237-1391
cdurham@charlesryan.com

Susan Lavenski, Chief Executive Officer
601 Morris Street, Suite 301, Charleston, WV 25301
304-342-0161
slavenski@charlesryan.com