Ryan grew up in Philipsburg his entire life until the age of 18. He then joined the Army shortly after high school to follow his lifelong passion and to serve his country. Ryan served on active duty and received an honorable discharge. While he was waiting for his discharge papers from active duty Ryan enlisted in the National Guard and is going on 10 years of service total with one more to go. Knowing that money is what drives the world, and after a few major changes in his time home, he earned an Associate’s Degree from Warren County Community College in 2016. Immediately following Ryan enrolled at Thomas Edison State University. He is working on his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance.