Natalie Ryan

Biography of Natalie's Life

Natalie is a public relations senior at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications in Gainesville, Florida. After graduation in Spring 2009, she plans to persue a Master of Science in Management degree at UF.

On February 1, 1986 Natalie was born in Panama City, Fla. Her father, Michael Ryan was a mentor and leader in athletics while growing up. He currently works for Northwest Airlines in Tampa, Fla. Natalie's mother, Melissa Ryan is the Broker and Owner of Century 21 Ryan Realty, Inc. in Panama City Beach, Fla. Her strong faith and understanding has inspired Natalie to strive for excellence in every aspect of life.

Natalie has an older brother and sister who both reside in different cities. Katie, 31, currently works in the family business as a real estate Broker and Co-owner of Century 21 Ryan Realty, Inc. In 2004, Katie married Jimmy Patronis, Jr., Rep. House of Representative District 6. They had their first child, Theo Patronis, III in July 2008, which is the first grandchild in the family. Natalie's brother, Michael, 27, graduated from UF in 2006 and recently received a Law Degree at Barry Law School in Orlando, Fla. He is currently studying for the bar exam. We are all very close and take every available opportunity to visit each other.

Email: natryan@ufl.edu