Chris Ripley spent 22 years in retail sales and marketing with Macy’s, Dayton-Hudson, and May Company. He was a women’s shoe buyer for 4 years and a store manager of 14 years. He also spent two years as Senior Director of Development at the College of Southern Maryland.
urrently Chris is the owner of the
Strategic Marketing Group
, a Waldorf, MD based marketing and business development firm. He helps companies separate themselves from the competition and eliminate them. The company uses direct marketing, video marketing, social media marketing, and local search. He also is an adjunct professor at the College of Southern Maryland and UMUC.
Chris earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia in 1981 and received his M.S. in Management with a concentration in Marketing from the University of Maryland University College in 2005.