Education: B.S. Forest Resource Management, Fire Ecology & Forest Products emphasis, University of Idaho, 2007
Background: Ryan is a born-and-raised Sandpoint native who obtained his love of the woods from his father, a forester for the U.S. Forest Service. In the summers during college Ryan worked seasonal forestry positions and internships with various land management companies throughout the northwest. Following graduation, Ryan returned to his hometown and came to work with IFM in 2008. Ryan is involved with a wide range of projects, including timber cruising and appraisal, forest inventory, contract administration, forest management plans and wildland fire suppression.