Ryan joined Brentwood Associates in 2011 and focuses on the Consumer sector. He currently serves as a Director of Jefferson Dental and Orthodontics, and previously served as Director of MD Now. He was also active in the corporate development efforts of Marshal Retail Group, Soft Surroundings, Sundance Holding Company, Lazy Dog Restaurants, and Pacific Catch.
Prior to joining Brentwood, Ryan spent three years at Swander Pace Capital, where he focused on private equity investing and portfolio company management in the consumer products industry. Prior to Swander Pace, Ryan spent two years as an Analyst at Harris Williams & Co. where he focused on mergers and acquisitions. He graduated from UC Berkeley where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Haas School of Business and a master’s degree in education from the Graduate School of Education.