Ryan grew up in Okemos and graduated from the MSU School of Packaging in 2006. He completed his internship in New Jersey with Cordis – a Johnson & Johnson company. Following graduation, Ryan moved to Chicago and worked as a Packaging Engineer in the medical device and pharmaceutical industry with Abbott Laboratories, Baxter Healthcare, and CareFusion. In 2013, Ryan moved into a Sales role with Rollprint Packaging Products. He is currently the Midwest Account Manager and Sales Training Manager for Rollprint. Ryan currently resides in Okemos with his wife Callie (also MSU SOP alum), daughter Annie, and son Cameron.