Ryan has extensive experience managing multi-agency initiatives in an effort to create and enhance human service programming in Baltimore City. For over seven years, Ryan managed the Drug Treatment Courts for the Circuit Court for Baltimore City and held leadership positions within direct care setting. As a program director at Tuerk House, he established the Baltimore Recovery Collaborative, a SAMHSA funded Recovery Oriented Systems of Care program, which connects participants in the Circuit Court Drug Treatment Court to treatment, employment services, housing, and peer recovery support.
Previously, he served as the Director of Recovery Support Services and Vice President of Accountability and Provider Relations at Behavioral Health System Baltimore. He worked to build a continuum of recovery support services, included workforce development opportunities, for individuals with behavioral health disorders. As well as developed standards of care, quality metrics, and integration opportunities for the public behavioral health system in Baltimore City.
He received his master’s degree in social work from Howard University