Ryan is a director at BPEA. He sources, analyzes, conducts due diligence, and monitors BPEA’s direct investments.
Ryan returned to BPEA 2021. He was an Associate at BPEA before leaving in 2010 to receive his MBA. Post MBA, Ryan’s career has been primarily focused on operating roles. He was most recently with Witt O’Brien’s, a private-equity backed operating company focused on crisis and emergency management that was sold to a publicly traded strategic. There he was VP of Corporate Development and also led the FP&A and marketing functions. Ryan was also a Summer Associate with Brookside Mezzanine Partners and was part of the US private equity team at Cambridge Associates before originally joining BPEA.
Ryan received a BS in economics from Northeastern University and an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.