Ryan serves as the General Manager, EMEA for Patagonia. In this role, Ryan oversees all sales, marketing, sustainability and operational initiatives throughout the region.

Ryan comes to Patagonia from Black Diamond equipment, where he spent 15 years in various roles, including Brand resident, VP of Supply Chain Management and Managing Director of Black Diamond Asia.

Ryan currently serves on the Boards of the Access Fund and Protect Our Winters. Ryan holds a J.D. from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah; an M.B.A. from Florida Institute of Technology; and a B.S.B.A. in Finance from the University of North Carolina.