Director of Finance and Operations

Ryan has over nine years of experience providing leadership, direction, and management support for global health programs, with particular expertise in project and financial management, contracts and grants management, and human resources. Prior to joining Advancing Nutrition, he served as the Deputy Director for Finance for the DREAMS Innovation Challenge funded by U.S. Department of State, other varying capacities, include Director of Finance and Operations, for the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovation in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project, and on the Bill & Melinda Gates-funded Africa Routine Immunization System Essentials (ARISE) project, where he provided programmatic, managerial, and operational support to project teams from start-up through closeout. He has served in various leadership, financial, and operational positions across projects and has an in-depth understanding of project operations at the home and field office levels. He holds an MPH from Boston University focusing on Global Health and BS from Arizona State University.

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