Ryan grew up on the mission field where his parents served with Unevangelized Fields Mission (now called CrossWorld) in Mexico and the United States.
After completing his BA degree at Arizona College of the Bible he joined the work force in the field of business consulting. It was during this time he met his lovely wife, Roo, and together they have a son.
He currently attends Phoenix Seminary where he is pursuing a Master's of Divinity in Biblical Communication. Ryan enjoys the outdoors, rock climbing, coffee-talk, spending time with his family, and time in the word.