Ryan Beals

Brand Creative, The Richards Group

Ryan is a native Illinoisan but holds status as an honorary Texan. He spent the first 8 years of his career in Dallas where he worked on iconic brands like McDonalds, American Airlines, Universal Studios, and The Travel Channel. In 2013, he traded 100° summer days for -25° winter nights and headed back north where he spent a few years in Chicago working at DigitasLBi and mcgarrybowen on MillerCoors, Marriot and Kraft. In 2016, he took a job back in Dallas at The Richards Group where he has been part of the team working on GameStop, Paramount Pictures and FCA. His work has earned accolades from The One Show, Effies and National ADDYs, and has been featured in Communications Arts, HOW Magazine and on thefwa.com.

Ryan is a father to his 2 year-old son and 8 year-old dog, an avid SCUBA diver and lover of anything with jalapeños and cheese. His spends most of his free time trying to make his wife and son laugh. 


2017 National Judge, American Advertising Awards

Last Updated: April 2017