Ryan was named a Principal at Walcott Adams Verneuille, Inc. in January of 2013. Ryan graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. While in New York, he worked on the Lion King on Broadway and designed point-of-purchase displays at Impact Displays, an industrial design firm. Ryan also worked for Karlsberger Architecture, specializing in health care design. After September 11, 2001, Ryan and his wife, Carson, decided to move to Fairhope to be closer to family. Ryan's experience spans the spectrum from residential and commercial to institutional and civic design. His designs include bank branches, custom homes and residential developments. Ryan, Carson and their sons, Robert and Thomas, enjoy boating and fishing in their spare time.