Ryan has over 20 years of experience in private equity, corporate finance, fund management and operations. He has led and actively managed investments in industries such as marinas, education infrastructure (schools), fuel distribution, manufactured housing communities and waste management. Before joining AIM in 2007, Ryan was a Partner at SkyBridge Capital, a $10 billion global alternative investment firm. He was also Director of Strategic Development at Soleil Securities Group. Earlier, he was a Vice President at Wit Soundview, where he oversaw the operations of its 140-person Japanese joint venture. Ryan began his career in the Leveraged Finance Group at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Asian Languages from Stanford University.
Ryan currently serves on the boards of American Education Properties (Chairman), Empire Petroleum Partners, Flagship Communities and Safe Harbor Marinas (Chairman).
Former boards include Inspire Communities (Chairman) and Tunnel Hill Partners.