As Vice President of Business Development, Ryan is responsible for coordinating corporate funding efforts; facilitating investment into i2E-managed funds; and, facilitating co-investment into i2E client companies.
He manages and supports i2E’s fund raising activities across all parts of the company such as i2E Corporate Funding through the Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup, Oklahoma’s only Statewide collegiate business plan competition; i2E-Managed Venture Capital Funds; and Seedstep Angels Group (SSA).
Ryan is an experienced financial analyst in the areas of corporate finance, capital markets, commodity hedging and reserve valuation. Prior to joining i2E, he held positions as a Portfolio Manager at InvesTrust, Business & Planning – Financial Operations Analyst at Boeing, and Financial Analyst at Chesapeake Energy. Ryan also has experience as an entrepreneur as founder and owner of the Greystone Group, LLC, a financial consulting company.
Ryan received his BBA from the University of Oklahoma, Price College of Business with a concentration in entrepreneurship and finance. As an active member of the community, Ryan serves on the Innovative Board for the Children’s Hospital Foundation and on the Young Professionals 4 Kids Committee for the Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation. He is a member of Leadership Oklahoma City’s LOYAL Class XII and the Emerging Leaders for United Way of Central Oklahoma. In 2015, Ryan received ionOklahoma Magazine’s 30 under 30 NextGen Award.