December 5, 2023
Ryan serves as the vice president overseeing human resources, marketing and communications and strategic planning at JDH. With 16 years of experience in HR, including a decade in commodity trading and agriculture, he brings a wealth of expertise to the role. In his three years with JDH, Ryan has been instrumental in restructuring the HR function, implementing an innovative HRIS system, leading a comprehensive brand refresh and establishing robust talent acquisition and HR business partner functions.
Ryan has a deep appreciation for the agriculture industry, stemming from his childhood experiences. He often accompanied his dad on feed deliveries and farm visits and helped out in the local warehouse. These early experiences ignited a passion and curiosity that he brings to his work at JDH every day.
Outside of his professional role, Ryan contributes as a member of the alumni advisory committee for Hastings College. His dedication to fostering community ties and supporting employee growth significantly shapes and defines the culture at JDH.