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Ryan joins Gate One with 15 years of experience in payments consulting having worked previously at First Annapolis and Accenture Payments.

He is honored to have worked with some of the largest merchants, banks, and card networks in North America, collaborating to bring fresh and innovative products to market. Ryan is a thought leader and frequent author on trends in the card issuing market, and his work spans all types of consumer credit products from financing and BNPL to PLCC and co-brand. He has led some of the largest M&A and RFP processes in the credit card industry over the last 10 years. He also offers unique technology knowledge and skills, having designed and implemented credit platforms for a number of banks and FinTech firms.


  • MBA, Emory University
  • BS, University of Maryland, Finance

Areas of Focus

Partnership RFP processes and M&A events, design and implementation of new products and platforms, program performance benchmarking, growth / optimization strategy


Ryan and his family live in Annapolis, Maryland where he is active in his church and in the community. He loves woodworking, cooking, sailing and anything that involves the great outdoors.