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Profile

From creating product strategy to developing high-performing teams, i have worked with outstanding people on projects that truly impact the bottom-line for my organization and my clients.

 

An experienced program director, project manager, and team leader, I provide the skill an insight gained through 10+ years of multi-disciplinary experience in the non-profit, higher education, health & welness, and sports industries.

 

CAREER

Education

Prior to my professional career, I graduated at the top of my class from Seattle Pacific University with a MA in Sports Administration.  I earned my undergraduate degree in Business Adminitration (Management Focus) from Western Washington University.  I also hold a certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute.  

 

What People Say

"Ryan is highly organized, frequently identifies and effectively addresses areas where systems can improve, and has a great big picture outlook. He was a valued member of our branch management team and his excellent people skills were a tremendous asset. I highly recommend him and wish he was still a part of our team.”

                                  - ​Jill Crisafulli, Executive Director, YMCA of Greater Seattle



“I would like to unconditionally recommend Ryan Shawhan. Ryan is one of those people who come early and stay late because he cares deeply about what he does and he wants to do a great job."

                           - Jim Senter, Director of Athletics, The Citadel



“What struck me most about working with Ryan was his unending initiative to get things done. No matter the size or scope of the project, he was ready to take it on with a well organized plan. He is a thoughtful and selfless teammate that would be a valuable asset for every organization.”

                                   - Danni (Barrall) Peck, Program Coordinator, UC Berkeley



“Ryan is an exceptional project and people manager. He is a visionary that can also make things happen. He will plot and run the course to meet whatever goal is set in front of him. Ryan thrives in a challenging and fast-paced environment, but always finds time to build meaningful relationships with the people around him."

                      - Lindsey Gregerson, Corporate Engagement Director, American Heart Association

 

 

"Ryan is a driven, enthusiastic, and effective leader.  Specifically, Ryan is fantastic at inspiring others to action.  People are impressed by numbers, but moved into action by visual stories.  And that is what Ryan does best.  He helps people visualize their values into action through his passion, authenticity, and an unwavering belief in the work of the organization’s mission."

- Meghan Wagner, Associate Director of Philanthropy, The Nature Conservancy

 

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