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 is primarily responsible for the research and analysis of client issues, as well as the government relations, public affairs 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 worked as the Assistant Analyst for the Senate Judiciary Committee, and the Public Safety and Human Services Committee. He also served as the Research Analyst for the Senate Transportation Committee.
During his time as a Senate staffer, Ryan provided professional, nonpartisan research and policy analysis to all members of the Senate. He researched and analyzed public policy issues, developed legislation on a broad array of areas, 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 members of both the Senate and House of Representatives. His experience at the Arizona State Senate has afforded him with a wide-ranging knowledge of the Arizona Legislature.
Ryan is a 4th generation Arizonan, and has been around the legislative process his entire life. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Meagan, and their son, Dylan. He is a proud graduate of Brophy College Preparatory, and the University of Arizona.