Maryann Maloney founded Maryann Maloney & Associates, Inc. in 1998 to provide full service public relations, media relations, and public affairs advisory services after she left the public affairs office of the California Department of Social Services, where she served for five years as part of Governor Pete Wilson’s administration.
Since forming her own firm, Maryann Maloney has provided public relations, media relations, and public affairs guidance to a list of highly visible clients including: PacifiCare and its successor, UnitedHealth Care, Safeway, the Orange County Great Park, and Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse. Prior to serving in state government, Maryann was the government affairs officer for a Los Angeles hospital and did political fund raising. She has directed statewide multi-media campaigns, led crisis management efforts, developed image branding for organizations/ issues and provided political advocacy services. She is frequently heard on radio and seen on television throughout California as part of her advocacy effort.
Maryann Maloney has received national recognition from the American Tort Reform Association for her collaborative effort with the development industry to educate homeowners about alternatives for settling construction disputes. She also received the Ruby Slipper Award, on two separate occasions, from the Building Industry Association of Orange County.
Maryann Maloney earned a B.S. degree in business administration from the University of Southern California and is a graduate of the CORO public affairs program. She serves on the St. Francis Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors. She is a member of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, the Orange County Press Club, the Orange County Public Affairs Association, the Orange County Taxpayer’s Association, and the Orange County Business Council.