Ryan is a 6-year veteran on the Howard Brown Health Board of Directors and is a member of the Finance Committee. He is act has over 18 years of healthcare consulting experience. He began his career with experiences across a multitude of areas within healthcare including at OSF St. Margaret’s Hospital, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, the American Cancer Society’s National Home Office and the Mental Health Association of Georgia. From these various experiences in payor, provider, policy, non-profit and research organizations, Ryan then began his consulting career at PwC. He spent 16 years at PwC focusing on transformational strategy, redesign, process improvement and cost reduction projects where he led some of the most complex and innovative transformational projects in the industry. Ryan joined Premier Inc. as Vice President in 2016 as a leader within the Advisory Practice and specializes in cost management, supply chain, and strategic and operational transformation among Premier’s members.
Ryan has an MPH from Emory University and a BA in Biology from Illinois Wesleyan University. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM), and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and is a Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) of the American Hospital Association. He also serves on the Alumni Board and the Pride Alumni Committee of Illinois Wesleyan University and serves as an advisor for numerous healthcare start-up companies.