Written by: Erin Gordon
Marketing and Communications Director
Mary Fisher is the founder and CEO of Fisher Design, an advertising and public relations firm that develops and produces comprehensive sales and marketing strategies. Since its inception in 1989, the firm’s clients have included many publicly held corporations as well as small startups. Some of the firm’s clients include: Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute, Watson Realty, Hartley Press, North Florida OB/GYN, Baptist Health, Arizona Chemical.
Mary was also the recipient of the Jacksonville Business Journal Woman of Influence in 2014. She was also the recipient of the 2007 Women in Business, Entrepreneur of the Year Award presented by the Women Business Owners of North Florida.
She is a past president of the Jacksonville Chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and was honored in 2007 as AIGA Fellow, a national award given to an elite 13 people that year. She is a graduate of 2006 Leadership Jacksonville. She is on the advisory boards of both FSCJ and Keiser University for the Graphic Design and Interactive Design departments. She is a member of the Associated Medical Office Experts, the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, and Southside Business Men’s Club.
Mary is a mentor for the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center, Marketing Matters. She has also continued to mentor many high school and college students each year, as well as young business owners.