Chief External Relations Officer
Ryan Palmer leads the Strategic Communications team at Martha’s Table, which is responsible for communications and special events, as well as government and community outreach and engagement. Ryan is a community advocate with over 10 years’ experience serving youth and families in areas of high need. She began her career in the Early Childhood Education field, with a focus on quality improvement. As a law student, Ryan implemented peer mediation programs and facilitated Constitutional Law and Advocacy classes in Baltimore City Public Schools. She is a certified mediator who has mediated disputes at Baltimore City Small Claims Court and conducted truancy mediations in Baltimore schools. She completed a Clerkship in the Office of the Attorney General for the Maryland State Department of Education, and a Dean’s Fellowship at the University of Maryland School of Law.