Ryan Flaherty, Senior Vice President of Brand Marketing

Ryan Flaherty

Senior Vice President of Brand Marketing

Ryan Flaherty has over 26 years of marketing and brand development experience with the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers. He currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Brand Marketing and manages the divisions of Brand & Fan Development, Creative Services, Broadcast, Game Operations & Events and Retail Marketing. His previous roles at the Trail Blazers include two years as Marketing Director, over ten years as Creative Director, two years as Copywriter, Producer & Director and four years in the Corporate Partnership Marketing Department as an Account Manager. Major projects include leading team identity re-branding efforts, development of numerous season marketing campaigns, writing, producing and directing hundreds of radio and television commercial productions, new uniform development and launches, creation of multiple environmental space build outs within the Moda Center and countless marketing promotions and programs throughout his time with the organization. Flaherty graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Communications. He and his wife and two daughters reside in NW Portland.