PROFILE

Ryan Walker

Assistant Account Manager

Ryan is an outstanding public relations and marketing practitioner with exceptional skills in written and verbal communications. As an Assistant Account Manager at Consensus, Ryan assists in managing accounts and leading the team that specializes in strategic content creation and community engagement. He provides strategy, writing and community outreach support for complex and controversial projects in Los Angeles related to land use, public infrastructure, construction, and mobility issues.

A communicator at his core, Ryan has deep experience across a broad spectrum of public relations and marketing. Prior to joining Consensus, Ryan worked in San Francisco as a strategic marketing analyst at Cunningham Collective and as a community organizer at Rodriguez Strategies, where he played an instrumental role in rallying opposition to the City’s proposed grocery tax measure. In Los Angeles he provided corporate communications support for MUFG Union Bank, conducted community outreach for the groundbreaking “MB Breathe Free” campaign that banned smoking in Manhattan Beach and worked in investor relations and crisis communications for The Abernathy MacGregor Group.

An entrepreneur at heart, Ryan managed his own boutique public relations firm, providing professional writing and outreach services to public relations and public policy firms. Ryan graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in Political Science and an emphasis in Democracy and International Affairs. He is involved in the nonprofit sector and works with JDRF (the leading global organization funding Type 1 Diabetes research) to help the Type 1 Diabetic community fund, research, and advocate for government support. He also serves as Co-Founder and CMO for Admission, a full-service creative event agency that empowers brands, businesses and artists to deliver exceptional events. In his spare time, Ryan maintains a personal blog and is an avid cyclist and basketball fan.