Ryan Kendall began his career teaching history in Oklahoma. Since moving to Alabama in 2009, he has worked as a teacher, technology integrationist, technology director, and school administrator. He is a founding member of the Pike Road School System. Currently, he serves as Director of Human Resources and Technology at Pike Road Schools. Ryan holds advanced degrees in Instructional Technology and Instructional Leadership. He is passionate about student-centered learning, leadership, and transformation in education. He and his wife, Elizabeth, have lived in Pike Road since 2010. They welcomed their daughter into the world in 2020.