Ryan has over 20 years of experience in private equity, corporate finance, fund management and operations. He has executed more than 75 transactions worth over $5 billion. He joined AIM in 2007. Prior to that, he was a Partner at SkyBridge Capital, a $12 billion fund formed in collaboration with MSD Capital, Michael Dell's investment office, and Director of Strategic Development at Soleil Securities Group, an institutional brokerage firm backed by Bain Capital and Bessemer Venture Partners. He was earlier a Vice President at Wit Capital, where he oversaw the operations of its 140-person Japanese joint venture. Ryan began his career in the leveraged finance group at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Ryan currently serves on the Boards of Safe Harbor Marinas (Chairman), Inspire Communities (Chairman) and American Education Properties. Former Boards include Empire Petroleum Partners and Tunnel Hill Partners.