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We are smart brand communications

We are

We are

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focusedcompellingpassionatebattle-testedsmart brand communications

We are a women-owned, one-stop communications shop with over four decades of experience building, promoting and safeguarding brands.

About Us

We are Charles Ryan Associates

Our Services

We are strategic

Our process begins with a solid understanding of your needs and doesn’t stop until they are met.

  • Strategy
    Strategy

    Research, brainstorming, deep-diving—call it what you want. Strategy is the backbone of CRA. We start each project with a smart, thorough plan of attack.

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  • Creative
    Creative

    Our creative team brings that plan to life with panache. Whether it’s print, video, audio (ask about our CCO’s “golden pipes”) or pixel, we can make it.

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  • Digital
    Digital

    There’s no “traditional” and “new” anymore—all channels work together to achieve your goals. We know exactly where your creative and your brand should be on the web, social and search.

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  • Media
    Media

    We don’t just stop at launch. With intentional media buys, optimization, adjustments, reporting and more, we are keeping tabs until well after your goal is achieved.

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Our Team

We are passionate

Meet a member of the team that makes it all happen:

Alex

Alex Chaney

Director of Photography

Alex is the Spike Jonze of CRA, helping take CRA Film’s brilliant footage to create remarkable pieces that showcase our clients. Alex has a remarkable ability to visualize scenes...

Meet Alex Meet Our Team
Alex

Alex Chaney

Director of Photography

Alex is the Spike Jonze of CRA, helping take CRA Film’s brilliant footage to create remarkable pieces that showcase our clients. Alex has a remarkable ability to visualize scenes...

Meet Alex Meet Our Team

Our clients

We are stewards

We treat your brand as if it is our own. Here are just some of the organizations we have been proud to work with:

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Dominion Energy Logo
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Latest news

Awards, insights and new offices, oh my! Learn about the latest happenings in the communications world and at CRA.

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We are ready to meet you

Whether you want to work with us, work for us or just want to discuss something interesting, we want to hear from you.

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