Ryan serves as the VP of Strategic Partnerships at Engiven.
Ryan was formally the Co-founder & CEO of Rize Ministry Service Partners which was founded to open up new conduits of generosity to nonprofits and educate organizational leaders on how to solicit, acquire, and manage asset-based donations. Rize developed a unique and proprietary approach to handle all types of complex assets, allowing an easy path for donors to give generously through various asset types.
Prior to starting RIZE, Ryan was a founding member of a Minneapolis-area metro church and served as its Executive Pastor from 2012-2020. During his tenure, Ryan implemented all systems for administration, marketing, finance, human resources, supply, and facilities management. Ryan was pivotal in helping propel the church to be the fastest growing church in MN in 2019.