Ryan is the Director of Investments at Magic Johnson Enterprises, which strives to strengthen urban and underserved communities. There, he identifies, assesses, and executes direct investment opportunities. Additionally, Ryan co-founded Restoring Our Character, a non-profit focused on introducing inner-city boys to various experiences, skills, and opportunities that help them bridge the gap from a life of poverty to a life of prosperity. Previously he has worked as a venture capital fellow at InSITE, a highly competitive leadership development program with a mission to create a community of passionate leaders who share common values and have the desire, ability, and network to support innovative companies and projects around the nation. Ryan also was selected as a fellow for the Council of Urban Professionals, a 10 month intensive training and board placement fellowship. Prior, Ryan consulted at Dream a Dream, which empowers children with vulnerable backgrounds, theAudience, one of the world’s largest multi-channel publishers of social content, and in venture capital for Bronze Investments and Kapor Capital. Ryan serves as a Chairman of The Associates’ Board in Chess-in-the Schools.