Co-owner of a turnaround management consulting firm, Matthew Ryan specializes in crisis management, strategic and operational planning and risk analysis, and due diligence research for companies ranging from manufacturing start-ups to established service organizations. In addition to his consulting practice, Mr. Ryan co-writes and teaches professional education courses for state CPA societies and private companies across the country. Outside of his work in consulting and professional instruction, Mr. Ryan has served for over a decade in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. In 2009, he deployed to Iraq as a Company Executive Officer and Brigade Medical Logistics Officer, key roles in the overall medical operations of the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Mr. Ryan is still a member of the National Guard, holds the rank of Captain and serves as Company Commander for a 150-soldier distribution/logistics unit based in Lebanon, PA. Mr. Ryan earned a B.S. in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and serves on the Board of Directors of a Pittsburgh-based non-profit organization while volunteering for several other non-profits throughout Pennsylvania.