Ryan is a senior managing associate in the Corporate Transactions & Securities practice group. He advises clients in the investment management and financial services industry with a concentration on regulatory and compliance matters related to the organization, registration and operation of investment companies and investment advisers.

Prior to joining Thompson Hine, Ryan spent 10 years with a full-service investment advisory firm. In roles including president & secretary and chief operating officer/director of operations, he managed internal risk and operational aspects related to running the firm’s platform of proprietary investment funds, including hedge funds, private capital funds and mutual funds. Ryan also was involved with operational due diligence for alternative investment funds and strategies, and for managing the client service and trading and operations processes and teams.

  • Presenter, "Investment Company Derivatives Rule," Central Ohio Compliance Association, October 27, 2021
  • Presenter, "ERISA’s Five-Part Investment Advice Test - The DOL Changes Course," Thompson Hine Investment Management Coffee Chat webinar series, April 21, 2021
  • Panelist, "It's A New Day: Conflicts Part II," Combating Common Compliance Concerns: Webinar Series for Private Funds, August 12, 2020
Professional and Civic

Professional Associations

  • Greater Cincinnati Mutual Fund Association

Professional Activities

  • Adjunct professor and coach, ABA Client Counseling teams, NKU Chase College of Law
  • Trustee, Greater Cincinnati Mutual Fund Association, 2016 - present
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, 2009 - present