Mr. Ryan has over 40 years experience in active Management Consulting operations for wide ranging business interests with extensive activities in finance, administration, production, engineering, marketing, sales management and distribution, specializing in analysis and review. His areas of special expertise include the fields of electronics, aviation, communications, computer science, desktop publishing, data processing and micro-processor based equipment markets, and other high-tech fields. Mr. Ryan has an extensive list of companies that he has consulted for.
       Since 1974 Mr. Ryan has been actively involved in the development, installation, implementation, and
on-going support of turn-key small business computer systems and has written numerous computer
application programs as a VAR and Systems Integrator.
      Mr. Ryan attended the University of Illinois with pre-law and business administration majors, and postgraduate MBA work in marketing at Loyola University. He has a 4CX degree from the University of Wisconsin and has participated in advanced courses in computer programming at the University of Texas at Dallas with special applications work in computer science. Mr. Ryan was also instrumental in the development of the cellular mobile telephone systems market with presentations before the FCC on Docket 18262 for AT&T and the Bell Labs. More recently he has been engaged as a consultant for Municipal Mesh WiFi/WiMax internet implementation in north Texas cities. He has also developed an IT Disaster Recovery Plan for government agencies. Mr. Ryan was formerly Chairman of the Technology Commission for the City of Plano, is presently a Director of the Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation as well as Director of the Collin County Historic Asset Survey Project.  Mr. Ryan is a licensed Amateur Radio Operator (WA5NRA) and a licensed private pilot holding ASEL and Instrument ratings with over 2,000 hours general aviation flight time.

Mr. Ryan is or has been active in the following organizations:

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association - AOPA
American Mensa Society
American Productivity Center
Cable TV Advisory Board, Plano,TX - Vice Chairman
City of Plano Telecomm & Technology Committee
Collin County,TX Transportation Bond Committee
Dallas, TX Chamber of Commerce, (DFW Airport)
         
Aviation Committee, Dallas, Texas
Economic Development Commission - Plano, Texas
National Issues Council
National Office Machine Dealers Association -NOMDA
National Office Products Association - NOPA

National Pilots Association - NPA
Plano Chamber of Commerce-Telecomm Committee
Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation-Director
Plano Public Library - Computer Literacy Group
Plano – Technology Commission, Chairman
Collin County Historic Asset Survey Project
Sales & Marketing Executives International
Santa Fe Trail Association
President and Founder of Richardson Civic Association
Director and Co-founder ThePIE.org
     (Plano Internet Exchange)

HARDWARE EXPERIENCE
Burroughs mainframe/mini computers, IBM PC's, Intel Pentium PC's, & compatibles, Network Servers, IBM AS400,
TI Business Pro, TI 1500 Series, Compaq, PolyMorphic Systems 88, Microsoft/Intel Win/Tel systems and others.

SOFTWARE & LANGUAGE EXPERIENCE
PC-DOS, Windows, Win9x, WinNT/XP/Vista, Win2000 Windows7, Novell, UNIX, Xenix, Oasis/THEOS, PolyMorphic System 88 Operating Systems, BASIC and DataFlex programming languages, Macro 88 Assembler, numerous DOS/Windows applications programs (MicroSoft Office Pro, word processors, spreadsheets, database management, time management, PERT & GANTT chart programs, Ventura PDL Desktop Publishing, DataPro Accounting, communications, graphic arts and numerous utilities.) Teaching experience in all of the above for an extensive business client base. Internet/Web access & programming.

EDUCATION
University of Illinois; Pre-Law, Business Administration
University of Wisconsin; 4CX degree,  Marketing & Business Administration
Layola University, Chicago; Post Graduate - Marketing
University of Texas at Dallas; Computer Programming

Additional Community Activities – Past/Present
            Member – Dallas Chamber of Commerce –  Aviation Committee
                            
Active in Chamber’s development of the DFW airport
           
Director/ Co-Founder – Richardson Civic Association
           
Member – Collin County, TX Bond Committees
            Member – Collin County, TX Transportation Bond Committee
            Member – Collin County, TX Airport Review Committee
            City of Plano, TX – Capital Improvement Program Committee
            City of Plano, TX – Cable TV Committee - Chairman
            City of Plano, TX – Technology Commission - Chairman/ Chair Pro-Tem
            Member – City of Plano, TX Cable Advisory Board
            Member – City of Plano, TX Telecommunications Ad Hoc Committee
            Member – City of Plano Chamber of Commerce – Technology Committee
            Member – Santa Fe Trail Association
            Developer – Santa Fe Trail Documentary
            Director – Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation
            Director – Collin County Historic Asset Survey Project
            Director/Co-Founder The PIE.org – Public Internet Exchange: www.thepie.org
            Developer/Co-Founder Plano Internet Security Conference and Web site

Additional Business Activities:
            Design, development, marketing and distribution for Texas Communications, Inc. I - two-way radio equipment
            Design, development, marketing and distribution for BetaCom residential and commercial intercom systems
            Design, development, marketing and distribution for RAElectronics: X-Kalibur Radar Speed Detection equipment
            Holds U.S.Patent #4,190,838 for Speed Radar Detection, granting 16 Patent claims.
            Design, development, marketing and distribution for Autolarm - automotive alarm systems
            Design, development, marketing and distribution for IST mobile and portable IMTS mobile phone systems
            Design, development, marketing and distribution for REC-Ryan Electronics Corp–printed circuit board fabrication
            Implementation and development of Mooney Aircraft dealership and aircraft leasing programs - PAL
            Development of Disaster Recovery Planning project for Collin County (TX) Government
            Development of Disaster Recovery Planning for municipal governments.

Military
            U.S.Navy [1951-1955]; Naval Aviation,  Fighter Squadron VF-14 "Tophatters" (Navy’s oldest squadron)

RYAN ASSOCIATES//ims
2724 Bengal Lane #100
Plano, TX 75023-7902
Phone:   972-596-8411
Fax:        972-596-8411 v
E-Mail:   JMR@ryanims.com
Web:       www.ryanims.com
November 2009