Daniel M. Ryan is Managing Director of Spring Bay Ventures, a single-family office in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Since 2003, Mr. Ryan has managed Spring Bay’s venture portfolio, which consists of a range of early stage privately held businesses, primarily in healthcare. Mr. Ryan is responsible for sourcing and executing investment transactions and then assisting portfolio companies achieve their aims through his board membership engagement.
Prior to Spring Bay, Mr. Ryan served for 14 years in a range of senior executive capacities for Unison Industries, a leading supplier of engineered electro-mechanical components for the aviation industry. Over this period, Unison revenues grew from $10 to $200 million leading to its acquisition by General Electric in 2002.
Mr. Ryan holds a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and a M.B.A. from Duke University. Dan also serves as a board member of The Sontag Foundation, The Brain Tumor Network and The Divine Mercy House.