Ryann E. Petit-Frere


Ryann E. Petit-Frere serves as the senior director of marketing and communications for the Nashville Health Care Council. In her role, Petit-Frere is responsible for the organization’s media relations, strategic communications, and marketing programs. Petit-Frere also serves as lead for research and marketing analytics. 

Before joining the Council, Petit-Frere was the marketing manager of the Tennessee region for International Game Technology, a leading global gaming solution provider, and previously served as a gubernatorial appointee to the California Lottery where she served as the digital media strategy manager. Early on, she was a communications specialist for the Wisconsin Technology Council, an organization serving as the science and technology advisor to the Governor and Legislature, where she supported public affairs needs for subsidiaries focused on equity investment and defense contracting.

Petit-Frere holds a bachelor’s in communications and a bachelor’s in biology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.