Fresh off his graduation from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where he received his B.S. in Applied Physiology and Sport Management, Ryan is the newest Account Executive with LG-PR, assisting with various PR projects and focusing primarily on social media as well as events.
While at SMU, Ryan served as Photo Editor for the school’s student newspaper, The Daily Campus. In addition, he was a paid sports photographer for SMU Athletics and photographed a wide range of sports in that capacity. Ryan also has an extensive work and volunteer background in high profile sporting events, including the 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four and National Championship game as well as the 2013 Heisman Trophy Presentation in New York, N.Y. In the spring of 2015, he earned a second place finish in Live Sports Photography at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association annual conference.
He has also volunteered his time over the summers with the 501c(3) non-profit organization, The Illinois Patriot Education Fund. Ryan was an event management volunteer during IPEF’s annual charity event, Medinah Patriot Day at Medinah Country Club. As an LG-PR intern in 2015, Ryan served as official photographer for events including the Monsters of the 5K/10K benefiting the Jarrett Payton Foundation and Charles Tillman Foundation as well as the CASA of Will County “Golf for the Child Classic” and the Jarrett Payton Leadership Academy youth football camp.