Raised locally on the Central Coast, Ryan has spent the majority of his life in San Luis Obispo County and enjoys the outdoor opportunities that abound here. He graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a BA in Anthropology and a minor in Education. Staying true to his love for nature and recreation, Ryan has worked in sales and retail for the last 25 years, specializing in the outdoor and action sports markets. Ryan’s passion for the environment is evident in his style of retail merchandising, as he uses re-purposed and organic materials in his designs.
As a lover of the ocean and all of it’s inhabitants, Ryan spends a good portion of his spare time surfing and boating. On land, he enjoys camping, hiking and mountain biking. Ryan currently resides in Paso Robles with his wife, 3 kids and 3 dogs.