Ryan DeMenna is a Partner with DeMenna Public Affairs, which he and his brother, Joe, formed in 2017. DeMenna Public Affairs is the next generation of DeMenna & Associates, which was formed by Ryan and Joe’s father, Kevin DeMenna, in 1998.
Ryan has extensive experience in the legislative process and has led the charge on several successful legislative efforts. Ryan is responsible for the government relations, public affairs, consulting, and lobbying needs of the firm’s clients.
He served in various capacities on the Arizona State Senate’s nonpartisan Research Staff before joining DeMenna & Associates in 2008. While on Senate staff, Ryan primarily worked with the Judiciary Committee, Public Safety & Human Services Committee, and Transportation Committee.
During his time as a Senate staffer, Ryan provided professional, nonpartisan research and policy analysis to all members of the Senate and House of Representatives. He researched and analyzed public policy issues, crafted legislation, and identified potential fiscal impacts associated with proposed legislation. Ryan also tracked all legislation related to his subject areas and presented his research and analysis to Arizona lawmakers. His experience at the Arizona State Senate has afforded him with a wide-ranging knowledge of the Legislature and the issues impacting Arizona.
Ryan is a 4th generation Arizonan and has been around the legislative process his entire life. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Meagan, along with their two sons, Dylan and Westin. He is a proud graduate of Brophy College Preparatory, and the University of Arizona.