Date Joined Mary Kay:
January 3, 2000
As Chief Executive Officer for Mary Kay Inc., an iconic beauty brand with a 60-year history and operations in nearly 40 markets around the world, Ryan Rogers oversees all operational and fiscal initiatives for the multi-billion-dollar company. He is at the helm of one of the largest direct sellers of skin care and color cosmetics in the world, with nearly 800 products in its global portfolio, thousands of Mary Kay Inc. employees, and millions of independent sales force members worldwide. He casts the company’s global strategic vision and works closely with his C-Suite Executives to oversee the company’s fiscal activity, including budgeting, reporting, and auditing, and plans for short and long-term global and regional goals.
In his previous role as the Chief Investment Officer for Mary Kay Inc., Ryan was responsible for strategic direction, financial analysis, and resource allocation on key investments across various Mary Kay departments and at Mary Kay’s international subsidiaries. He developed new investment strategies and policies, personally oversaw the investment process, and made decisions on asset allocation and risk management across portfolios. Ryan is a member of the beauty company’s board of directors and the grandson of Mary Kay Inc. founder, Mary Kay Ash, one of America’s greatest entrepreneurs.
Ryan joined Mary Kay Inc. in 2000 as a Financial Analyst and has held several positions including Project Manager, Director of Strategic Initiatives, and Vice President of Strategic Initiatives. In 2013, he assumed the title of Chief Investment Officer.
Since 2001, Ryan has been serving as Vice President of The Mary Kay Ash Foundation. The Foundation was created in 1996 by his Grandmother and its two-fold mission includes funding women’s cancer research and ending domestic violence. Since 1996, The Mary Kay Ash Foundation has contributed more than $90 million to women’s shelters and domestic violence service providers, as well as cancer research programs and related causes throughout the United States.
Prior to joining Mary Kay Inc. - a global advocate for women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship and one of the largest direct sellers of skin care and color cosmetics in the world - Ryan was an associate in the Transaction Services Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Dallas.
Ryan and his wife, Maleiah, live in Dallas with their daughter, Everlee.
Affiliations, Activities & Recognition
- Vice President/The Mary Kay Ash Foundation, Present
- Board of Directors/Mary Kay Inc., Present
Favorite Mary Kay quote:
“YOU CAN DO IT.”