In his role as Vice President for Social Impact Development, Ryan is responsible for integrating The Goldenberg Group’s social impact and environmental sustainability priorities with its myriad development and enterprise projects. An experienced social enterprise leader with a track record of growing projects to scale, Ryan has worked for over 20 years with a wide variety of non-profit, institutional, and corporate clients to develop impact metrics, generate revenue-driven programs, and deepen community partnerships.
Prior to joining The Goldenberg Group, Ryan served as the Executive Director of Greensgrow, a nationally recognized urban farm and education center in Philadelphia, and the first urban farm on a brownfield site in the US. He has also held leadership positions with the Urban Nutrition Initiative, Philadelphia Orchard Project, and Preston’s Paradise.
Ryan graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Urban Studies and Anthropology. He lives in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia with his family.