Ryan earned his B.S. in Finance from Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri. After starting his career in the medical device industry, Ryan entered the financial services industry in 2013 after accepting a position with Merrill Lynch. He later moved to M&T Securities, where he was the Supervisory Principal overseeing four M&T Securities offices in Western New York.
Ryan joined Sandhill as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer in March 2016 and was named Partner in 2021. In his role, Ryan is responsible for overseeing all firm-wide efforts to adhere to both SEC rules and regulations and GIPS® performance standards. Additionally, Ryan maintains Sandhill’s compliance infrastructure through implementing, monitoring, and updating the firm’s policies and procedures while facilitating all regulatory filings.
Ryan and his wife, Liz, reside in Boston, NY.