Ryan started volunteering in the production department in 2006. He joined Shades' staff in 2011. He current role is production manager and oversees all events, services, and anything requiring technical/production support in all of our venues. Ryan also helps to develop our volunteer teams. He's been married to my wife Kristin since 2013. The two have a son, Hank, and have a chocolate labrador retriever named Emmylou.