Ryan Wiggins is the owner of and chief strategist for Full Contact Strategies, LLC. Full Contact Strategies is a political media consulting firm specializing in political messaging, crisis communications and media relations.
Ryan has over a decade of experience in communications and public relations in government, including key positions with the Florida Department of Health, Florida Department of Children and Families, Office of the Attorney General of Florida, the Florida Department of Transportation, the Executive Office of the Governor of Florida and Congressman Jeff Miller’s Office in Washington, DC.
As chief spokesperson for the Office of the Attorney General, Ryan managed state, national and international media and messaging for both the legal challenge to Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) and the legal implications of the Deep Water Horizon (BP) oil spill for Florida.
Since founding Full Contact Strategies, LLC, Ryan has been instrumental in promoting media coverage for her clients that has resulted in the election of several political candidates and the passage of key legislation. Notably, Ryan spearheaded the media and strategic political efforts behind the passage of historic legislation in Florida, The Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act (SB 1030). The legislation, which is commonly referred to as “Charlotte’s Web,” legalized non-euphoric strains of cannabis for medical use.
Ryan is a native Floridian. She is a graduate of Florida State University and holds a master’s degree in strategic political communications from the University of West Florida and a master’s degree in politics and public policy from George Washington University.
She and her husband Jonathon reside in Pensacola and have two young sons.