A native of Madison, Ryan graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Psychology and minors in Business and Criminal Justice. He started his career as a retirement plan manager at Kelly Financial in Madison.
Ryan joined Neckerman Insurance Services in 2010, specializing in business and personal insurance. He has earned the Certified Risk Manager (CRM) and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designations which are nationally recognized as important credentials for insurance agents, benefiting his agency and clients. He is now pursuing the new Certified Personal Risk Manager (CPRM) designation to further serve his high net worth personal insurance clients.
Ryan is an active part of the Madison community, currently serving on the Board of Directors of CATCH (Community Around The Children’s Hospital), the Board of Directors of IIAW (Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin) and the IIAW Emerging Leaders Committee. In addition, he has sat on committees with the Middleton Chamber of Commerce, 4 years on the Board of Dane Buy Local, and is also a member of Downtown Madison, Inc., Wisconsin Technology Council, Atlas Providers and Madison Area Connectors.
In his free time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family (wife and two young daughters), attending Wisconsin sporting events, traveling and playing sports. Ryan ran his first—and only, according to him—marathon in October of 2013, the Chicago Marathon.