Ryan was born and raised in Johnson County. After graduating from Shawnee Mission South, he went on to graduate from Kansas State University in Hospitality Management before attending Graduate School at Northern Arizona University for Educational Psychology.
He has worked in the Hotel and Business industries for the past 10 years focusing on Hospitality, Sales, HR, and Finance. His most recent and current roles in Payroll and AP/AR functions have allowed him to focus on Budget Reconciliation, Accounting, and Business Tax issues.
He is currently enjoying his time in Overland Park, living close to Downtown area. He is married to his wife, Mary, of 7 years with two children and is currently working at Optiv in Overland Park as a Payroll Specialist. Between his family and job, he’s looking forward to hopefully working for the residents of Ward 1!