Ryan is the associate editor for HR Dive. A lifelong native of Baltimore, MD, Ryan graduated with a B.A. in Communications from Mount St. Mary’s University (popularly known as “the Mount”) in Emmitsburg, MD. He spent 3 years working for the Mount’s student newspaper, The Mountain Echo, before becoming its managing editor. Aside from HR trends, his list of interests spans topics ranging from world history to 5K training to The Legend of Zelda fan theories.