Ryan serves as President of the National Association of Ordnance Contractors (www.NAOC.org). NAOC is the professional trade association for the munitions response industry. Established in 1995, NAOC currently boasts more than 75 small and large business firms that provide a full range of services associated with the remediation of military munitions. The objective of NAOC is to act as a unified industry voice representing the issues facing its membership. As a non-profit organization, volunteers from NAOC member companies vie to increase munitions response program funding levels and collaborate in the application of emerging technology, guidance and regulations. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys his 11 plus year career at Weston Solutions, Inc. as a senior technical manager and munitions response market segment leader.