Since the age of 14 Ryan has worked in the bicycle industry as a lead mechanic. Early in his career he learned that he had a knack for strategizing, logistics, and event coordination. He prided himself on customer relations and community outreach. At the age of 28 he went to work for Trek Travel as their Global Logistics Manager. There he oversaw both the North American and European bicycle equipment fleets for all of their luxury cycling tours. During the time he worked with them he honed his skills for operations management and logistics. Ryan is a result oriented leader within the bicycle industry. Advocate for disability rights. Advocate for Shared trail use in State and National parks Consultant for medical therapists and peers to help with all subject matters involved with the life of a person with spinal cord injury.