Ryan graduated with his BS in Microbiology from the University of Washington Seattle in 2014. In 2019, he graduated with his BAS in Application Development from North Seattle College. Prior to joining the CVI, Ryan worked at the Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network (CITN) processing and storing blood samples. He also worked as a freelance software developer building web and mobile applications. He joined the CVI in 2018 and currently works in the Immunologic Monitoring Lab (IML) managing the biorepository and coordinating with participating sites.