Ryan Roberts joined the Pelican Institute team in March of 2021. Prior to joining the Pelican Institute, Ryan worked on numerous political campaigns across the state, including campaigns for U.S. Senate, secretary of state, and governor. A native of River Ridge, Ryan is a graduate of Jesuit High School. After high school, he went on to graduate from LSU with a degree in Political Science. Upon graduation, Ryan stayed in Baton Rouge where he lives with his rescue dog from Shreveport, Fitz.