Management Team / Advisory Board Bios
I was born and raised in southern California. Received BS in finance from Brigham Young University. Attended the University of Nevada - Las Vegas for MBA. From 1993 - 2001 worked for two different home builders progressing through various accounting positions, primarily as Controller. From 2001 - 2011 functioned as controller for large, multi-regional landscape company. Since 2011 I have work as the Chief Financial Officer for Sunwarrior.
I am a health and fitness enthusist. As a hobby, I am a Certified Personal Trainer. I have been happily married for 31 years with four grown children.
I joined Sunwarrior ten years ago. During my tenure here, I've served in various sales and marketing roles as well as the company's Operating Manager and now the Chief Sales Officer. During this time, my role afforded me the chance to lead a team toward some outstanding growth, ultimately landing us on the Inc 500 of fasted growing companies.
Before Sunwarrior, I spent 7 years at Kroll Inc, a risk consulting firm, working as a Sales & Marketing account executive.
I've been happily married for 23 years, have four daughters, and one granddaughter. I have a passion for health, fitness, and an unquenchable thirst for knowledge in my quest for self-actualization.
I have been with Sunwarrior now for just over six years. While at Sunwarrior, I have had the opportunity to manage its Supply Chain organization and most recently acting as CEO.
Prior to Sunwarrior, I learned much from my experience in large corporations such as UPS, Honeywell, and Henkel. This experience has proven to be priceless in my career.
I have a Bachelors Degree in Business Supply Chain Management from Brigham Young University, and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management. I am happily married and have three amazing children!
Accomplished Executive with 16 years of domestic and international experience in operations, P&L oversight, product distribution, sales, strategic planning/execution, and capital raising. Ability to think big picture and overcome complex business challenges, make high-stakes decisions using experience-backed judgment and strong work ethic.Utilizing keen analysis, insights, and team approach to drive continuous improvements throughout the company.
I have been a part of Sunwarrior for 10 years and have strategically helped Sunwarrior grow from a startup to the thriving company it is today. I am currently Chief Operating Officer and work with a great team to deliver the right thing, in the right place, at the right time. I have been happily married for over 22 years and live in Cedar City, Utah with my wife and 5 sons.
As the Chief Marketing Officer, Ryan leads a creative team in the conceptualization, design and output of high-level campaigns, packaging projects, and events, both internal and external.
He grew up in the crown jewel of the desert, Las Vegas, and graduated in 1999 from BYU in Graphic Design with a minor in communications. Then in 2013 graduated with an MBA in Design Strategy from the highly esteemed California College of the Arts in San Francisco. (https://www.cca.edu/academics/graduate/strategy-mba) Where the focus is to combine design thinking with business principles, successfully building a bridge to left and right brain thinking.
He currently resides in Washington, UT with his wife and 4 kids. Before work, he is known to throw his mountain bike in the back of his truck and ride his favorite trail on the way to the office.