Ryan Logan joined the American Red Cross South Florida Region as the Regional Disaster Officer in May 2021. In this role, Ryan leads the region’s Disaster Cycle Services team of more than 1100 volunteers and 16 staff to provide preparedness, response, and recovery services to more than 8 million residents across 13 counties.
Logan brings prior Red Cross experience to his role, having worked for the organization for more than sixteen years. Most recently, he served as the Recovery Services Director at the American Red Cross National Headquarters where he was responsible for leading a team that developed the policy, guidance, and systems for the Red Cross’ national Client Care and Long-Term Recovery Programs.
Prior to that role, Ryan served as the Disaster State Relations Director for the American Red Cross’ Southeast and Caribbean Division where he was accountable for developing and managing the relationships with government and community partners. Ryan returned to work for the American Red Cross in 2013 after spending close to three years with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) where he served as the Mass Care and Voluntary Agency Liaison at the FEMA Regional Office in Atlanta.
In 2016, Ryan was awarded Florida’s Champion of Service Award by Governor Rick Scott for his leadership and support following the Pulse Shooting in Orlando. In 2018 he was selected a National Presidential Employee of Excellence by Gail McGovern, President and CEO of the American Red Cross, for his leadership, dedication, and compassion responding to the Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting in Las Vegas and the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas Shooting in Parkland.
Ryan, a native of Anderson, South Carolina, is a graduate of the University of Georgia and currently resides in Fort Lauderdale.