Regional Advocacy Director, Southeast
Ryan is a Regional Advocacy Director for the Foundation for Excellence in Education, where he focuses on education reform across the Southeast. He previously served as Vice President of the Georgia Chamber, leading the organization’s policy initiatives in education, health care, transportation and other areas. Before joining the Chamber, Ryan was an award-winning political reporter for the Atlanta Business Chronicle and a commentator on The Georgia Gang on Fox 5 Atlanta. A Florida native, Ryan is a proud graduate of The University of the South, Leadership Cobb and the Institute for Educational Leadership. He serves as board chairman of the Georgia Cyber Academy, the largest public school in Georgia.
Ryan serves as the Regional Advocacy Director for the Southeast region, and his portfolio of states includes Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.