Staff Spotlight: Alyssa Tidwell, Community Relations & Volunteer Coordinator

You may recognize our new Community Relations and Volunteer Coordinator, Alyssa Tidwell, as she held this position at Ryan House a few years back. Since then, she spent time in Orlando, FL fulfilling her dreams of working for Disney and meeting the love of her life.

Now married and once again living in Arizona, we are so excited to have her back at Ryan House! Enjoy getting to know Alyssa a bit better by reading this month’s Staff Spotlight.

What is one unique thing people don’t know about you – like a hobby, a former profession, a place you’ve visited?

One of my bucket list items is to visit all 30 of the Major League Baseball Stadiums with my husband.

If you had a superpower, what would it be?

Teleportation. I would love to be able to grab lunch at a café in Paris, or a slice of pizza in New York any time I wanted.

What did you want to be when you were younger?

I wanted to be a marine biologist (mainly because they got to swim with dolphins and whales) or an interior designer.

What is your favorite kind of music and/or band?

My favorite genre of music is country music.

If you could have dinner with anyone, who would you choose?

I would love to have dinner with Walt Disney or Julie Andrews.

What is one thing you cannot live without?

One thing I cannot live without is Disney Parks.

What do you consider your motto in life?

Bloom where you are planted.