Ryan Marra is the North America Benefits Leader at Dow. He has spent the majority of his career being involved with Benefits in various capacities. He started his career at the WV Disability Determination Section of Social Security in 2002, moving from a Benefits Specialist role to the Finance and Services Leader before joining Dow Corning Corporation in 2006. At Dow Corning, Ryan supported Human Resources (HR) as a functional partner within Purchasing as a Category Manager and then as the Global Category Leader for Corporate Services. Upon Dow’s acquisition of Dow Corning, Ryan became the Global Sourcing Manager for HR in early 2017 and served in that capacity through 2018. He then joined Dow HR in his current role which has responsibility for end-to-end leadership of NA benefits, including: design, launch, evolution, and innovation of benefit programs (Retirement and Savings, Health and Wellness), policies, and services across the US and Canada for both active and retiree populations; as well as leading the regional Benefits team.
In addition to MiHIA, Ryan is active on various Councils and Boards, including:
- Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum – Board of Directors
- Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance – Advisory Council & Regional Ambassador
- Midland Soccer Club – Youth Soccer Coach
- The Big Give (Midland Area Community Foundation) – Selection Committee