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Ryan is responsible for business development and general management for The Ruskin Group, a 124-year-old family packaging company founded by his great grandfather and recognized as a world leader in sustainability. At the beginning of 2015, Ryan assumed the role of non-executive chairman of MyEco, a sustainability education business he helped found that uses technology and innovative products to help consumers break disposable habits through education, positive reinforcement, social engagement and financial incentives; and by creating a collaborative relationship between consumers, businesses and retailers to benefit the environment. Previously, he was a management consultant with A.T. Kearney, where his practice focused on supply chain and manufacturing strategies with many Fortune 100 companies. Ryan currently serves on the executive committees of the Princeton University Alumni Council and the Chicago Botanic Garden; and is chair of the President’s Leadership Council of the Field Museum. Ryan is a member of the boards of Heartland Alliance, Goodman Theatre, Chicago Humanities Festival, Princeton Club of Chicago, and Shady Side Academy. He was chosen by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs as a member of the 2010-2012 Emerging Leaders Program. Ryan was a member of the speechwriting team for the 1988 Republican National Convention and continues to be active in local and national politics, most recently as a Transition Committee Co-Chair for Illinois Governor-elect Bruce Rauner. He earned a B.A. in History and American Studies from Princeton University, an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and an M.E.M. from its McCormick School of Engineering. Ryan is an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and a member of the 2013 Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.