Originally from Southern Illinois, Ryan Fritsch was a US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician for 10 years. He was stationed at operational units in Guam and San Diego, where he deployed throughout Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Ryan finished his Navy career at the Navy’s EOD school in Florida, teaching bomb disposal techniques to military personnel from the US and 96 additional countries. Joining immediately after high school, Ryan finished his degree while serving active duty from Southern Illinois University in Business. Having a love for travel, he decided to attend IESE in Barcelona, Spain, where he attends to pursue consulting post-MBA.