Portrait of a GFFer: Ryan Bahlman

Meet Ryan Bahlman. Ryan is a west Texas native from San Angelo. He graduated from Texas Tech with his Master of Architecture and Master of Business Administration. Read below for more about Ryan! 

  1. I have a 5 year old German Shepard/Husky mix named Hallie, she has a special talent for waking me up before my alarm does.
  2. I spent my summers in the San Juan Mountains in Colorado. I love hiking and feeling like I’m on top of the world – 13,500’ is my highest hike so far!
  3. In the winter, I never miss a ski trip. Utah is my favorite spot – it really does have the best snow.
  4. In my spare time I do ceramics. I’ve been doing it for about 10 years and can make my own clay and glaze from scratch.
  5. I studied abroad in Paris, France. My favorite activities while there were wine tasting and shoe shopping (very dangerous when combined).
  6. My all-time favorite movie is The Incredibles. If I could have a super power, it would be running fast like Dash!
  7. I go all-out for Halloween costumes and have won a few contests with them, watch out GFFers when October rolls around!
  8. Architecture has always been my passion. I got my first computer and software at 7 years old and instead of video games, I would create floor plans in the computer and 3D model houses.
  9. My personality type is an ENTP: basically meaning I love to debate – presenting all sides of a topic makes for fun conversation!
  10. I love traveling to California. Recently I took a train up and down the coast and it was one of the prettiest rides!