Ryan currently serves the people of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands as a Technical Financial Analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Finance. His primary responsibilities include revenue and expenditure analysis and fund management. Additionally, he participates in projects across the 7 divisions of the Department of Finance by developing and implementing policies such as cash management and travel regulations, as well as standardizing procedures for comprehensive reporting and data management. Ryan is also a member in the Single Audit Committee and coordinates across governmental agencies to develop strategies for resolving audit findings and enhancing financial management. Prior to public service in the CNMI, Ryan obtained an undergraduate degree in International Business from Seattle University and eventually had the opportunity to conduct a symposium on small business development for East Africa while working in Uganda. He then acquired his MBA which focused on the development and sustainability of alternative energy.