Schory: Where did you grow up?
Ryan: South Elgin
Schory: Do you have any pets?
Ryan: Three mutts named Odie, Petie and Chai.
Schory: Who would play you in the movie of your life?
Ryan: Elijah Wood
Schory: First job?
Ryan: A busser at a restaurant
Schory: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Ryan: I’m going to school to become a psychiatric counselor.
Schory: Book or movie you would recommend?
Ryan: “The Shining” by Stephen King
Schory: Favorite charity?
Ryan: Autism Speaks
Schory: Favorite ice cream flavor?
Schory: Favorite local restaurant?
Ryan: Patten House and Deane’s Market & Deli in Geneva
Schory: What is an interesting fact about yourself?
Ryan: I had a pet lobster named Lester. He was my pet for 24 hours, then I ate him.