Ryan was hired as an ARFF/Operations employee by MBS International Airport on May 8, 2008. During his career at MBS, Ryan has performed firefighter duties applicable to both aircraft and structural fire protection. Ryan also worked in airport operations, including security, airfield condition monitoring and wildlife management. Ryan was promoted to C-Shift Lieutenant in 2018 and became the ARFF/Operations Manager in May 2021. Ryan oversees 7 Firefighter/Operations personnel.