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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Ryan Nouis

What is your first and last name? 

Ryan Nouis

How old are you? 

49

What city do you currently reside in? 

Chandler

How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 

23 years

Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona? 

Minnesota. I was transferred here for a promotion and couldn’t leave!

What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree? 

St. Cloud State University. Bachelor of Science in Aviation Operations

Where do you currently work and what is your title? 

TruPath Search – Founder and CEO

What do you like to do in Greater Phoenix on the weekends? 

Kid sports, hiking, off-roading, enjoying the fabulous weather.

What’s your go-to staycation spot and why? 

Westin Kierland Commons- So much to do within walking distance.

What’s your favorite restaurant and why? 

Mastro’s City Hall – We rarely go and it is such a treat. Food is fantastic and the service is even better.

How do you stay “cool” in the Arizona summers? 

We hit the mountains as often as possible.

What do you like about our winters and why? 

Not too cold and not too warm. No bugs and so much sunshine! So many days are just perfect. Coming from Minnesota, we had very few days of perfection so we appreciate it very much.

What do you love most about living in Greater Phoenix? 

I love the diversity within the different pockets around town. I live in South Chandler and within five minutes I can pass a dairy farm, a corn field and the massive Intel plant. I love that our roots are on display along with our future of a booming area full of innovation.

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