Ryan’s first introduction to the healthcare sector was in his role as a practice administrator for a large orthopedic group in Virginia. He also worked as a consultant for a hospital system’s outpatient imaging services line. He was introduced to the health center movement as a practice transformation consultant for multiple primary and specialty care groups in Virginia. Ryan decided to align his professional north star with the health center movement. He now serves as the Specialist for PCA and Network Relations at NACHC. He is also a graduate student at Georgetown University, pursuing his Master of Health Services Administration.