Little Known Fact
Ryan is a musician who's released three albums, speaks Italian, and crafts his own limoncello.
Ryan's family was in farming and produce distribution in McAllen, Texas, and he grew up around a lot of cantaloupes... and pesticides! Around the age of five, his career aspirations definitely included being a badass crop duster or farm machine operator.
In a tale as old as time, Ryan originally came to Austin to attend UT 25 years ago and he never left. In January 2016, Ryan married his miraculous wife, Susanne, and they have a cuddle cat named Bernie.
Livin' the Life
Ryan loves to travel, has spent a lot of time in Italy, likes to grow tomatoes and cook, and is currently figuring out a way to get his delectable limoncello on the market. He's a huge fan of classic rock: Beatles, Stones, Led Zeppelin. He has a dirty secret love of Xbox RPGs and anything asinine and childish on Adult Swim.
Favorite Wine Spot
"I love Vino Vino. I love how it’s a big room and you’re surrounded by bottles of wine. It’s also where I took my wife on our first date."
Vintage music recording gear, microphones, compressors, tape recorders, classic rock vinyl records. Music is definitely your bribery weapon of choice to win Ryan over.