Meet Lisa

“As your neighbor and a small business owner, I pledge to effectively represent you and our district’s needs as your next state representative. I look forward to listening to the issues important to you and earning your vote on November 6.”

Lisa Luby Ryan



Over three decades ago, Lisa Luby Ryan began a career in Dallas with big dreams and a staunch work ethic. Today, she is a proud owner & manager of five successful businesses ranging from a residential construction company to a furniture licensing business. Her interior design work has been featured in publications internationally and throughout the United States. As an entrepreneur who built businesses from the ground up, coupled with years of supporting political candidates, Lisa felt led to run for the Texas State Legislature in House District 114 and is now the Republican nominee for the November 2018 election.

Lisa is committed to ensuring that Texas maintains a strong and robust economy so every citizen can pursue their dreams. Raised by a single mother and the product of public schools, Lisa believes that the future of Texas must include a strong educational system. As a homeowner in our district, Lisa knows that our communities must have property tax relief.

Lisa is known for her trademark energy and impressive history of volunteer, civic, and political leadership. She is the past president of the Park Cities Republican Women, and has served on numerous boards including Council for Life, Brighter Dallas, and Associated Republicans of Texas. As an Advisory Board member for the Dallas-based Initiative Network, Lisa mentors and encourages young adults. She has been previously involved in volunteering and raising funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, American Heart Association, and numerous projects at her sons’ schools.

Lisa’s association with nonprofit e3partners led to sharing her powerful personal testimony of redemption and serving as national spokesperson for their “I Am Second” campaign. Lisa was the second recipient of the Norm Miller Award, given to a person demonstrating a bold faith and impacting lives through their professional and personal life.

Lisa and her husband, Jay, reside in Dallas and are the parents of two sons, Kyle, married to Sarah Jo, and Casey. Jay has worked over 40 years for an engineering construction firm. The Ryans attend Gateway Church, and are expecting their first grandchild in February.