As Director of Operations, Ryan focuses on the management and oversight of the daily operations of the firm. These responsibilities include overseeing the day-to-day activities of investment operations and human resources while coordinating operational efficiency across all departments of WMS Partners to ensure an enhanced client experience. Ryan is a Partner of the firm and chair of its Management Committee.
Ryan joined WMS Partners in 2006 and has previously held the positions of Portfolio Accountant, Assistant Portfolio Manager, Funds Portfolio Manager and Director of Investment Operations at the firm. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with a concentration in Finance, from James Madison University. Ryan also earned a Masters of Business Administration degree, with a concentration in Management, from Loyola University Maryland.
There is always something new and interesting going on at WMS and I really enjoy having the opportunity to come to the office and meet new challenges on a daily basis.
My organizational skills and ability to see processes through from start to finish have been the real foundation of my success at WMS.
One travel experience that comes to mind is zip lining through the rainforest canopy in Costa Rica. At one point, while waiting to make it to the next platform, a group of monkeys came swinging through and the befuddled look on their faces of “what are you doing here” makes me smile every time I think about it.