Ryan grew up in Idaho Falls, Idaho and moved to the Brazos Valley in 2009. He is married to Andrea, a classically trained dancer. Ryan loves the outdoors; on a free afternoon in Texas he might take a motorcycle ride, although in Idaho it would more often involve a trip to the mountains.
Ryan finds great fulfillment in using his God-given abilities to help church attenders get their hearts ready to hear the message each Sunday. The church continues to inspire him and help him grow in his own faith.
A great spiritual influence in his life has been his father, who was a pastor for many years. Ryan shares this piece of spiritual advice that has often helped him in challenging times:
“Trust God to open the right doors and close others when you are making decisions in your life.”