Ryan currently serves as President of KCnext. Most recently, Ryan served as Director of the Midwest Division of Angel Capital Group, where he focused on recruiting angel investors to the Greater Kansas City area to fund various ventures in the region.

Prior to his time with Angel Capital Group, Ryan served as a development officer for the College of Business Administration at his alma mater Kansas State University and spent time as a consultant with Pennington & Company of Lawrence, Kan.

Ryan is a co-founder and board member of KC Hub, a non-profit organization created to support and grow entrepreneurial businesses in Kansas City, and KC Business Magazine recently selected him as a “2012 Rising Star.” Ryan further demonstrates the value he places on staying involved in the community by supporting several other organizations in the region.