Ryan was born and raised in Southern California. He moved to Utah to attend college at Dixie State University; where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. During his college years, he spent his summers working at camps for teens and it was here that he discovered his passion for working with youth. After graduating, he worked at various RTC’s before arriving at New Haven. Ryan started as a staff mentor and eventually moved into his current role as Residential Director of the Nightingale community. Ryan truly believes in New Haven’s mission and enjoys being a part of the work here. He enjoys hanging out, joking around with the girls and loves using humor to connect and build relationship and uses those relationships to nurture our young women’s strengths, and challenge them to grow.