Growing up in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota provided a plethora of opportunities to camp, rock climb, and hike. Ryan earned a double major in international studies and theology from Aquinas College in Michigan.
After college, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he served as an Infantryman in deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Ryan first started working with young adults in 2008. His resume includes being a wilderness guide, trek director of a boy scout camp and working as a clinically informed life coach at Pacia Life.
Ryan has a passion for mentoring and motivating young adults in the transformative years of their lives. He loves to guide young adults through challenging moments in real life success.