Ryan was born in Atlanta and grew up in Powder Springs, Georgia where he graduated from McEachern High School.
When he was 14 years old he began working summers with his Sunday School teacher that owned his own landscape company to earn extra money. While working summers, Ryan developed a passion for horticulture that has spurred a career of over 25 years experience in the landscape industry.
Over the past 25 years, Ryan has worked for multiple well know landscape firms where he has performed duties of a maintenance crew foreman, turf care technician, operations manager and maintenance director. Ryan currently directs the maintenance division where he enjoys partnering with client to help become stewards of their properties.