Prior to arriving in Austin in early 2017, Ryan spent nearly three years in SVB’s London office, where he was a vice president and founding member of the Working Capital Finance team; during this time, he was also responsible for building out this product offering in the Ireland market. Ryan first joined SVB in 2011, when he served in the Broomfield, Colorado, office. As part of the Private Equity team and later the Structured Finance team, Ryan provided debt financing to private equity and venture capital firms as well as to early-stage startups and large public corporations. Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in management from Dallas Baptist University and a master’s degree in finance from Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.
Ryan lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife Jennifer Thompson who works for SVB’s marketing division. In his free time, Ryan enjoys traveling, skiing and baseball; in fact, he played Division 1 varsity baseball in college.
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