Ryan was born in Chicago and raised in California. He loves data, fresh powder in the mountains, and sriracha ranch on his chicken tendies.
Ryan began his drumming career at age 11 playing drumset in his basement and has since been involved in the marching arts for over a decade as a performer, instructor, and designer. He has performed with Rhythm X and the Bluecoats for a number of years while also teaching and designing for Lake Orion High School.
He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering and a Minor in Music, where he was also a member of the drumline. Currently residing in Ann Arbor, Ryan conducts research at U of M to improve the safety and quality of healthcare delivery through systems engineering. He looks forward to joining Redline as the battery coordinator for the 2020 season!