Ronald Ryan is the founder and chief executive officer, Ryan ALM, Inc., an asset/liability management firm. Before founding Ryan ALM, Inc., he was founder and president of Ryan Labs and Ryan Financial Strategy Group and director of fixed-income research at Lehman Brothers. He is the recipient of a number of awards, including the 2001 Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Outstanding Article Award from The Journal of Portfolio Management and the 2006 William F. Sharpe Indexing Achievement Award for lifetime achievement from the Index Business Association. He earned a B.B.A. and an MBA, Loyola University.