Before taking his position with Sigma Chi International Headquarters, Ryan worked as a teacher and coach at Boylan Catholic High School in Rockford, Illinois. He is a 2010 Marquette University graduate and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Writing-Intensive English. While an undergraduate, Ryan served his chapter as Consul, Recruitment Chairman and Tribune.
Ryan is the associate director of communications for Sigma Chi International Headquarters, and works as the copy editor for The Magazine of Sigma Chi. His responsibilities include editing the Fraternity's communications and magazine content for clarity, as well as maintaining the Sigma Chi Style Guide.