A native of Rexburg, ID, Ryan ventured south to Logan, UT, where he obtained degrees in International Business, Finance, and Economics at Utah State University.
After living and working abroad for several years, he fell in love with traveling the world, learning new cultures and languages, and developing relationships with people of all races, creeds, and cultures.
As the co-founder of Kroger Financial and founder of LGBT Financial, he is passionate about helping individuals and families from all walks of life navigate and plan for their most important, and sometimes most emotionally difficult, financial decisions.
Ryan is a fully licensed and registered financial planner with a deeply rooted entrepreneurial spirit.
In his spare time, Ryan participates on the boards of two local fraternal organizations, enjoys reading, camping, skiing, and snowboarding, and spends as much time as he can with his partner, friends, and loved ones.
Since moving to Salt Lake City, some of my deepest and dearest relationships have been with members of the UGLCC. I testify that the rewards we are blessed with as members of the Chamber correlate directly with the amount of involvement give and face time we maintain with other Chamber business owners. That’s why you should all join the Membership Committee.