Ryan Trundle's extensive background in environmental activism, his awareness of healthcare issues, his understanding of the need for employment and fair treatment in the community has driven him to seek the role of congressman. He has lived in Shreveport for the past twenty years. A single father of 2 teenage daughters, he is invested in the struggle to make Louisiana a better place to live. Moving to Shreveport in the 1990's, he took a position as a beverage supervisor at the Isle of Capri Casino. He worked there for five years. When the casino was sold Trundle moved to a Dodge dealership in Shreveport; he worked in the service department. In 2016 Trundle worked as a political data manager for Bernie Sanders, helping develop and manage a peer-to-peer texting program sending millions of texts for the campaign while recruiting and training volunteers. Locally Trundle leads Green Progressives of Shreveport, North Louisiana for Earth and Climate Justice and is a Greenpeace group leader.