Ryan is a skilled controller with over 20 years of experience in accounting, financial planning and analysis, and reporting. He is known for his sound judgment and critical-thinking skills along with his ongoing commitment to keeping abreast of the latest advancements in accounting, technology and manufacturing.
Prior to founding Supporting Strategies | Toledo, OH & Southeast MI, Ryan worked for the leading manufacturer of tailor-welded products for the automotive industry. Over his 22-year tenure, he was promoted from Accounting Manager to Regional Controller. His key achievements included leading the migration to a new ERP system, overseeing the outsourcing of accounts payable to produce savings of over $80,000 per year and improve cash management and implementing effective internal controls to meet SOX compliance.
Earlier in his career, Ryan served five years in the U.S. Navy. As a Disbursing Supervisor, he supervised the preparation and audit of end-of-month financial reports and processed accounts payable, payroll and travel expense reimbursements.
Ryan holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Accounting from Eastern Michigan University along with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.