After serving in the United States Marine Corps as a flight technician on CH46 Helicopters, Ryan spent a decade as a maintenance technician on YS-11, DC-9, DC-8, and B767 helicopters. He then used his expertise to once again help the US Air Force, this time as a Senior Field Engineer responsible for the maintenance and inspection of USAF aircraft.
Ryan came to Lone Mountain in 2013 in the role of Director of Maintenance for Cirrus Service Center. He is in charge of overseeing employees and everyday maintenance activities, tool calibration, tool and equipment upkeep, annual maintenance inspections, and ensuring all technical data is up to date.
Ryan and his wife, Meghan, live in Jeffersonville, OH. They have two children and one more due in November. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys bow hunting and spending time outdoors.