Ryan is responsible for the relationships management, prospecting and agreement fulfillment pertaining to sponsors and corporate members.
Prior to joining the Trust in 2021, Ryan traveled the country as a performer. An advocate for arts accessibility, Ryan co-created an original, interactive musical for young audiences with disabilities entitled, FARM! A Musical Experience, that toured to special educations classrooms across Michigan. Ryan is passionate about arts education and freelances as a teaching artist around the Twin Cities. A proud Michigan native, Ryan holds a BFA in Theatre as well as a MA in Arts, Cultural Management & Museum Studies from Michigan State University. In addition to his responsibilities at the Trust, he currently serves as an instructor for MSU’s Introduction to Arts & Cultural Management undergraduate course.