Mr. Ryan served on the Board for three years as an elected member, and then rejoined the Board as an appointed member. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Wheaton College and a Master’s degree in Finance from Northern Illinois University. Mr. Ryan's career has included work in outsourced management, consulting, and supply chain development. He has been employed by Catholic Health Initiatives for almost 20 years. Mr. Ryan and his wife Martha (MHA first grade teacher) have adult three daughters, all of whom are MHA graduates. The Ryans attend Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.