Ryan graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2012 with a B.S. in Military History and Comparative Politics. He commissioned as a Transportation Officer, serving as a Platoon Leader and Executive Officer in the 7 th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) and an Operations Officer in the 82 nd Airborne Division. Ryan has one tour in Afghanistan during which he managed cargo distribution at Bagram Airfield. Ryan is now working on his own venture and will pursue his MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business as a member of the Class of 2019.