Ryan has been driving quality improvement within health care organizations since 2013. He develops innovative tools to model health care operations and capture the value of improvement work, while also facilitating improvement events and hoshin kanri strategy sessions. Ryan served as a principal at Rona Consulting Group (RCG) until it combined with Moss Adams in 2017. RCG’s founders were early adopters of the Toyota Management System in the health care setting.

While completing his PhD, Ryan volunteered at a local diabetes center where he leveraged his proficiency with data analytics to help improve patient engagement and operations. He then went on to complete a masters of public health focusing on health care operations and the application of health information technology to improve patient care.


  • BS, genetics, University of Georgia (summa cum laude)
  • MPH, University of California, Berkeley
  • PhD, molecular and cell biology, University of California, Berkeley