CINCINNATI (October 4, 2021) - Purcell Marian High School is proud to welcome Amanda Ryan ’04 back to the Castle as part of the Development Team. As a Development Associate, She will be responsible for assisting development efforts and alumni outreach.
After graduating Purcell Marian in 2004, Amanda went on to pursue a degree in Communications at DePaul University - Chicago. She returned to Cincinnati in 2009 and has worked in corporate communications, marketing and sales for over a decade. Her experience in relationship management with clients, paired with her passion for event planning make her a great addition to the team.
Amanda comes from a long history of alumni graduates - her mother Sue, is a 1973 Regina graduate, her grandmother, Charlotte, was a 1943 Regina graduate. Her uncle is former teacher, coach and Athletic Director Tom Stickley, a 1971 Purcell grad. Siblings Nate ‘00, Molly ‘06, and Sam ‘08 are all graduates along with many cousins, and other relatives.
Amanda lives in Pleasant Ridge with her husband KC, a fellow 2004 graduate, and her daughters Conner, 5 and Teagan, 2.
"I am beyond thrilled to return to the Castle, a place that is very special to me and my family. I want to help encourage other alumni to get involved and be proud to be a graduate from these amazing schools that make up Purcell Marian. Once a Cavalier Always a Cavalier."
Purcell Marian High School (PM) is an authorized International Baccalaureate World School offering the IB Diploma and the only private, Catholic high school in the Greater Cincinnati region with this distinction. For more than 90 years, PM has served a diverse population of students. Founded on the faithful charisms of The Marianists in 1928 in the historic, vibrant neighborhood of East Walnut Hills, the Purcell Marian family of schools includes St. Mary, Marian, Regina, Purcell, and Purcell Marian High Schools, with 15,000+ alumni. Led by PM Alumnus Principal Andy Farfsing, Purcell Marian is centered on inclusion and preparing graduates for post-secondary opportunities globally. Purcell Marian measures success on a 3E Guarantee, which guarantees all graduating seniors are either Employed, Enlisted, or Enrolled at the time of graduation. For more information, visit purcellmarian.org.