Ryan is a student & soon to be graduate from Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn this Spring. He holds a BA in Business Administration with a double minor in Religion and International Business. During his studies, he excelled collegiately, leading and serving with two of the oldest Social service organizations on campus and was involved with SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise). He also took part in several national/international mission trips including Katrina Relief and multiple visits to Central America with (AIM) http://adventures.org/

Ryan enjoys reading, music, planning, photography, physical fitness and the great outdoors


Microsoft Office

SalesworkSocial Media ManagementMarketingEvent PlanningPhotographyVideo Editing



Foreign Missions (Local & International)

Good Samaritan Mission in Florida 2006

Katrina Relief in 2007

Nicaragua in 2005, & 2006 with King's Castle Ministries 


El Salvador in 2007 also with King's Castle Ministries

Boys and Girls Club in Alabama 2007

City of Refuge in Atlanta 2008 & 2009

Cambodia Misson Trip 2009 with (PCL) People for Care and Learning

Near Future Plans Swaziland, Africa Construction Trip

Marketing and Advertising

I am very interested in marketing and advertising and I have always paid close attention to how things look and sound all around me. I constantly find myself wanting to change the way a sign, logo, or display looks in stores and always have ideas that I think would generate greater consumer interest and increase sales.

Photography & Video Editing

I have created several videos for various groups of people, and also taken photo shoots for several individuals for things such as senior recitals, or club composites

Upsilon Xi Vice President 09

This position gives me an opportunity to further showcase my leadership skills. Over the year I plan several events and service outreach opportunities. While working hand and hand with the president I am also in charge of a judicial committee and judicial board. 

Upsilon Xi Treasurer 2010

Leadership position that allows me to polish my bookkeeping and excel spreadsheet skills on a weekly basis while also allowing me to have a strong say in the direction of the club as a whole

Upsilon Xi Historian 08-09

Position on the executive committee that incorporates my love for photography and video editing 

Delta Zeta Tau


Awarded Presidential Scholarship:

The Presidential Scholarship is awarded to any student who has graduated from an approved high school and who scores 27-30 on the ACT or 1230-1390 combined score on the critical reading and math sections on the SAT.

Lee University Parade of Favorites 2010Selected as an escort and given the exciting opportunity to represent Upsilon Xi while being recognized and rewarded as a unique leader for growth and development in an annual student showcase of talent.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Jan 2011


Rush Fitness

Worked Front Desk, KidCare, and Juice Bar. My job was to be outgoing and energetic and create an inspirational atmosphere to help our members and their families feel comfortable, enjoy and benefit from their time at our club.

Jan 2009 - May 2010

Student Worker

Lee University Business Department

Worked w/ Guy Deloach (Vice President of School of Business) Facilitated open discussions on various class topics. Instructed group of students in lessons. Incorporated a peer perspective into the instruction of the course, while managing student grade records.

May 2009 - Jun 2009

Summer Intern

Schering Plough

Consultant for Raw Materials and Component Lab for Zetia Edited/Converted HR Training Video from English to Tamil (Second most common language @ Facility)

Worked to improve lab efficiency, specifically in raw materials. My team and I developed a simulation in the work area which created faster results and eliminated waste. Also dealt with organization and work flow in the lab. Gained extremely valuable work expierience presenting to upper level management and being immersed into the work environment as an actual consultant.

Dec 2008 - Jan 2009

Office Supply Associate


Office Supply Associate: Stocking, Organization, Register. Responsible for knowing exactly where everything in the store was located. Here I learned the importance of "customer first" and how to do my very best to educate the customer on products, while directing them to the location of that product. "No" was never an answer


Aug 2007 - Present

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Lee University

Working on my B.S. in Business Administration and considering a double major which would include Computer Information Systems. 

I also received the Presidential Scholarship

The Presidential Scholarship is awarded to any student who has graduated from an approved high school and who scores 27-30 on the ACT or 1230-1390 combined score on the critical reading and math sections on the SAT.

Aug 2007 - Present

Minor in International Business

Lee University

Completed my Minor in International Business June of 2009



Event Planning

  Planning is something I have learned to love. I have been in charge of planning several large events, mostly in my fraternity (formals,concerts,banquets etc... I have a knack for advertising events, putting together details, and getting people on board with my plans  

Computer Programs

  Office for Mac & Windows, Word (2008), Powerpoint (2008), Excel (2008), Photoshop CS3  



Open Water Diver

PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors)
Aug 2009 - Present


SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise)



Guy Deloach

Tony Smith