Instructor: Matt Ryan CPA., CFE, MBA
Matt Ryan CPA, CFE, MBA, is currently a co-owner of a management consulting firm specializing in turnarounds, workouts, crisis management, strategic planning, and economic forecasting for companies ranging from manufacturing start-ups to established service organizations. He has additional experience in both alternative investment and public accounting, as well as extensive experience in risk analysis and operations management.
Outside of his consulting work, Matt is a Captain in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard with over 13 years of service in the military. He currently serves as the Company Commander for a logistics/distribution unit based in Central Pennsylvania. In 2009, Matt deployed to Iraq where he served dual roles as the Executive Officer of a medical unit and as the Brigade Medical Logistics Officer for the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team.
Matt currently serves on the Board of Directors of a Philadelphia-based non-profit and as the Audit Committee Chairman of an institute of higher education in Washington, D.C. He also participates in numerous political organizations in Western Pennsylvania and has served on campaign committees for local, state, federal, and judicial candidates.
Matt holds a B.S. in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Public Accountant (Pennsylvania & Virginia).