Ryan is a highly skilled, results-oriented, business development executive responsible for managing enterprise client relationships and driving revenue for the firm's audit, tax and advisory lines of business. Ryan supports client portfolio companies by introducing Grant Thornton subject matter experts who help these organizations mitigate risk, achieve compliance, improve profitability, reduce cost, and integrate technology platforms to increase efficiency.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Ryan enjoyed a successful career in retained executive search as an executive vice president with JobPlex, a division of DHR International. Earlier, he was the director of business development, executive search and staffing with Accretive Solutions where he played an integral role in building a $1 million boutique firm into a $40 million integrated professional services consulting, staffing and executive search practice.
Ryan has been the recipient of multiple Presidents’ Club awards and has generated tens of millions of dollars in fees earned; he began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Professional qualifications and memberships
- CPA — Michigan (inactive status)
- Turnaround Business Association
- Ryan supports youth athletics, Junior Achievement, United Way, St. Patrick Catholic Church, Theta Chi Fraternity and Michigan State University.
- BA, Accounting, Michigan State University
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