Executive Bios

Ryan Rogers

Date Joined Mary Kay:
January 3, 2000

As Chief Executive Officer for Mary Kay Inc., an iconic beauty brand with a 60-year history and operations in more than 35 markets around the world, Ryan Rogers oversees all operational and fiscal initiatives for the multi-billion-dollar company. He helms the #1 Direct Selling brand of Skin Care and Color Cosmetics in the world[1] with more than 1,600 product patents, over 800 products in its global portfolio, thousands of Mary Kay Inc. employees, and millions of independent sales force members worldwide. He casts the company’s global strategic vision and works closely with C-Suite Executives to foster product innovation, business excellence, and revenue growth.

In his previous role as Chief Investment Officer for Mary Kay Inc., Ryan was responsible for strategic direction, financial analysis, and resource allocation on key investments across various Mary Kay departments and Mary Kay’s international subsidiaries. He developed new investment strategies and policies, personally oversaw the investment process, and made decisions on asset allocation and risk management across portfolios. He is a member of the beauty company’s board of directors and the grandson of Mary Kay Inc. founder, Mary Kay Ash, one of America’s greatest entrepreneurs.

Ryan joined Mary Kay Inc. in 2000 as a Financial Analyst and held several positions including Project Manager, Director of Strategic Initiatives, and Vice President of Strategic Initiatives. In 2013, he assumed the title of Chief Investment Officer.

Since 2001, Ryan has served as Vice President of the Mary Kay Ash Foundation. The Foundation was created in 1996 by his grandmother, and its two-fold mission includes funding women’s cancer research and ending domestic violence. Since 1996, the Mary Kay Ash Foundation has contributed more than $96 million to women’s shelters and domestic violence service providers, as well as cancer research programs and related causes throughout the United States and globally.

Prior to joining Mary Kay Inc. – a global advocate for women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship and one of the largest direct sellers of skin care and color cosmetics in the world – Ryan was an associate in the Transaction Services Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Dallas.

Ryan and his wife, Maleiah, live in Dallas with their daughter, Everlee. 

[1] ”Source Euromonitor International Limited; Beauty and Personal Care 2023 Edition, value sales at RSP, 2022 data.”

Affiliations, Activities & Recognition

  • Board of Directors – Mary Kay Inc., Present
  • Vice President, Board of Directors – Mary Kay Ash Foundation, Present
  • Texas Trailblazer Award Recipient – The Family Place, 2023
  • Certified as Chartered Financial Analyst by the CFA Institute, 2002


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