As Principal with Cresset Partners, Ryan sources opportunities, leads due diligence and executes private company transactions. Ryan is also responsible for sourcing opportunities and managing the investment process at the Caretta Group.
He was previously on the investment team at Sterling Partners, a Chicago–based private equity firm, and in the Healthcare Investment Banking group at Piper Jaffray & Co. where he was responsible for M&A advisory and public and private capital raising. During his time with Caretta and Sterling, Ryan served in numerous board roles.
Ryan grew up in the frozen tundra of Minnesota and is known around the office as “The Viking”. Ryan currently resides in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago with his wife and is an avid food connoisseur.