Jen Ryan founded Final Draft Communications following her role as Vice Chancellor of Communications for the University System of Georgia, where she oversaw communications for Georgia's 26 public universities and colleges. Prior to that, she served as Gov. Nathan Deal's Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications during his second term in office, as well as communications director for his successful reelection campaign. Ryan held the same role in the U.S. House of Representatives. She earned her Bachelor of Science in public relations from the University of Florida and serves in its workforce mentoring program each semester. Ryan and her family live in Buckhead and attend Christ the King Cathedral.