Eric Ryan is the Shasta College Strategic Plan Consultant and has been paramount in the development and implementation of the Shasta College Foundation Strategic Plan.
Eric Ryan has dedicated his professional life to service. His consulting business, Ryan Nonprofits, specializes in helping leaders of small nonprofits organizations create and execute strategic plans.
He began his career as a teacher with Teach for America, teaching physics and entrepreneurship in rural North Carolina. His work earned him Teacher of the Year honors and he was highlighted in The Wall Street Journal, Parade Magazine, and a book titled Electric Dreams. Eric started his consulting business in 1997. Although he has focused on serving small nonprofit organizations, he has also consulted with numerous corporations and government entities. The primary focus of his work has been strategic planning. In addition to his consulting work, he has started one nonprofit, served on several boards, and is currently both a board chair and treasurer of two separate organizations. He is writing a book about strategic planning for small nonprofits.
A graduate of UC Berkeley, he lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wonderful wife and two children. He leads a fortunate life, rich with family, friends, and plenty of adventure.
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