Ryan Blair

COO

Favorite Quote:

"A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it." - Alexandre Dumas 

"Quidquid latine dictum, altum videtur" - Unknown

Alma Mater:

John A. Logan College: Associate in Arts
Southern Illinois University: (Undergrad.) Exercise Science, English Lit.
University of North Florida: (2nd Undergrad.) International Studies, History
University of North Florida :(Grad.) MBA International Business
Universidad Austral Escuela de Negocios: International Business and Trade

Favorite Teams:

Jaguars (AFC) Seahawks (NFC) – St. Louis Cardinals – Orlando Magic.

Career Leading to Mad Men:

United States Navy

Hobbies:

Watching movies, playing video games, spending time with family and friends, craft beer sampling, international travel

Fun Fact:

Ryan has black belts in Taekwondo and Hapkido, plays the drums, and can quote most 80s and 90s comedies verbatim. Prior to Mad Men Marketing, Ryan was pursuing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Ryan is Rick Astley's number 1 fan.

Guilty Pleasure:

Mexican Food - Favorite dish is arroz con pollo drenched with melted queso fresco and chorizo. Craft Beer - Favorite IPA: Double Overhead from Green Room, Favorite WTF Beer: French Toast Double Brown from Funky Buddha, Favorite Pumpkin Beer: Warlock from Southern Tier, Favorite Stout: Dragonstooth from Elysian, Favorite Overall: Gaffel Kolsch

Favorite Tagline:

"Make every day a Phuket day" - Phuket Beer