Ryan has spent the past 16 years honing his education and skills in music and engineering. In 2013, he left North Carolina to attend California State University, Chico specifically for their Music Industry & Technology program. Upon graduation in 2017, he moved to Los Angeles and began an internship with the well-known Westlake Recording Studios, being hired full time within two months. The following three and a half years were spent at Westlake working every position from Runner to Studio Technician then eventually to Assistant Engineer/1st Engineer. As of July 2020, Ryan has been working as a freelance Music Producer, Recording, Mixing and Mastering Engineer for an eclectic group of artists.