Rene Ryan Named President of GLC, Part of SPM Group

CHICAGO, June 6, 2022—SPM Group is proud to announce that Rene Ryan has been selected as the new President of GLC. This news continues an exciting period of growth and evolution for the content marketing agency, which joined SPM Group in December of 2021.

“I am truly honored and humbled to take on this role,” says Ryan. “For the past decade, I’ve been fortunate enough to work alongside my brilliant, creative colleagues and grow GLC into the incredible agency it is today—now a part of the SPM Group family. I’m so excited to help move us ahead toward our new chapter.”

As President, Ryan will lead GLC as it crafts impactful and creative content strategy and communications programs for its clients in the healthcare and professional associations fields and will collaborate with leadership across SPM Group on strategic opportunities.

Currently, Ryan serves as GLC’s Vice President of content strategy and is an award-winning content marketer and brand journalist. She has spent much of her career crafting integrated content programs—magazines, websites, tablet applications, e-newsletters, and social media campaigns—for associations, non-profits, healthcare organizations, B2B, and B2C clients. Notable client work includes National Multiple Sclerosis Society, The American College of Healthcare Executives, Hackensack Meridian Health, Shriners Children’s, and HealthTrust, to name a few. Her career originally launched as a researcher, journalist, and editor for publications such as The Boston Globe, NY Post, Inc. magazine, Child magazine, Time Out New York, Time Out Chicago, and Budget Travel magazine, amongst others.

About GLC

GLC is a Chicago-based, full-service content marketing agency that connects brands to their audiences. GLC combines content marketing strategy with award-winning design and multi–channel distribution to drive measurable business results for clients. GLC’s content programs deepen engagement and consumer/professional connections across both online and offline experiences. For over 30 years, GLC has brought a strong strategy and executional focus to healthcare content with fresh and innovative ideas and evolutions that leverage today’s multi-platform digital ecosystem. More than 50 healthcare organizations and associations across the country depend on GLC to develop best-in-class marketing programs. Learn more about GLC at

About SPM

SPM Group is anchored by integrated marketing and communications firm SPM, Centretek, Dreamscape Marketing, and GLC. Founded in 1983 and partnering with more than 400 organizations in 40+ states, SPM Group helps organizations establish meaningful brand strategies that deliver measurable results and creates digital experiences that connect with consumers and drive strong results and ROI. Client expertise includes academic medical centers, numerous teaching hospitals, large health systems in both rural and urban markets, academic institutions, health organizations, behavioral health & addiction recovery, senior care, and dental and technology companies. SPM Group is also one of the most awarded health and wellness creative agencies and was recognized as a great place to work in healthcare by Modern Healthcare and Becker’s Hospital Review.

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