Ryan is senior vice president of marketing and brand strategy for Bridge Bank, a $1.2B nationally-chartered commercial bank, where he directs all advertising, marketing, public relations, brand management and research. He is responsible for ensuring a high level of performance across all marketing assets, and for institutionalizing the marketing function as a core competency of the bank. Previously he served on the executive management team of a Silicon Valley-based credit union where he managed marketing and business development.
Ryan is currently an MBA candidate in the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, where is he also a fellows candidate in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute. He received a BS in advertising from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications from San Jose State University and a professional certificate in marketing from UC Berkeley.