Ryan joined the Colorado Impact Fund upon its launch in 2014. Ryan has 20 years of experience investing in and advising growth-oriented companies in both the private and public markets. Prior to joining CIF, Ryan was a Principal at Ferrer Freeman & Company, a leading healthcare private equity firm focused on growth capital investing. Ryan began his career as a healthcare analyst at Melleos Capital Management, an asset management firm, where he covered the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. He currently is a Director of several CIF partner companies including Bhakti, CirrusMD, KM Labs, SchoolRunner, and SecureSet.
A Colorado native, Ryan holds a B.A. in molecular biology from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Along with his wife, Elizabeth, and two daughters, Lila and Caroline he spends his free time hiking, fishing and skiing in the Rocky Mountains.