Ryan served 20 years in the U.S. Navy primarily flying intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance prior to finishing his career as a military strategist focusing on Latin America. He developed operational plans, advised executive leaders, and managed resources to achieve strategic objectives.
Ryan deployed to Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East in support of various Navy and Joint Task forces.
He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the National Defense University’s Joint Advanced Warfighting School, earning a M.S. in Joint Campaign Planning and Strategy. He holds two additional graduate degrees in Criminal Justice and Intelligence Management.