After nine years of successfully helping Commercial and Federal clients with strategy and process issues, Ryan decided to get off the road and settle down in Ohio. Upon doing this, Ryan was responsible for managing the continuous improvement activities across the multiple locations of a large defense contractor. After two years there, Ryan joined Lithko in 2014. Ryan earned a bachelor’s in biology and economics from The Ohio State University in 2001, and an MBA in operational management from the University of Cincinnati in 2003. Ryan serves on the local United Way board. He is married with one son, and enjoys ice hockey, golf, attending athletic events and traveling.