Ryan started in the plumbing trade in high school in the home building program. After high school he got in with SLCC doing irrigation systems with the schools plumbing department. Moving on to the apprenticeship program he got his first job in 1994 as an apprentice plumber. In 1998 Ryan achieved his journeyman’s plumber licence. After 6 years as a journeyman Ryan started his own plumbing company and ran it successfully for 12 years.
In 2016 Ryan joined All States Mechanical as a estimator and project manager, he is now in his 24th year in the plumbing trade. Because of his desire for knowledge and passion for the trade Ryan entered the mechanical engineering program at SLCC and will soon be transferring to the U of U to finish his degree. Ryan also enjoys family, art, and music. He plays the drums and is currently the lead drummer of the Utah Pipe Band, bagpipe & drum core. He competes all over the states and is looking forward to being eligible to compete in Scotland this next year.