Senior Vice President, Risk & Compliance
American Bankers Association
Ryan is the Senior Vice President of Risk and Compliance for the American Bankers Association (ABA) within their Office of Member Engagement. He is responsible for managing the strategic direction of the ABA products, events and delivery channels across the Risk Management and Compliance markets. This includes anticipating industry needs, addressing new or unique market opportunities, and continuing to provide strong educational offerings to ABA members.
Prior to joining the ABA, Ryan was employed with the U.S. Secret Service before starting his banking career where he held several leadership positions in risk management. He also served as the President of RiskGap Advisors, LLC and worked closely with larger financial institutions to enhance their compliance and risk management programs, establish risk governance frameworks, strengthen controls, develop customized risk assessments, and generate influential management reports.
Ryan is a frequent speaker at national conferences and serves as an instructor for several ABA programs including the prestigious Stonier Graduate School of Banking and ABA’s National Compliance Schools.