Ryan joined the University Communications team as the Director for Creative Services in September 2017. Working with departments across the UNC Charlotte campus, Ryan leads the Creative Services team to provide direction and support in the areas of graphic design, photography, web services and email communications, brand management, and identity development. He has worked in higher education since 2004, leading creative services and marketing teams at Georgia Southern University, Edison State Community College and Sinclair Community College. Prior to that he worked as a graphic designer and copy editor for newspapers and magazines in Ohio and Georgia.
He holds a B.S. in Journalism from Bowling Green State University.