Ryan was raised in Cypress, CA and graduated from Oxford Academy in 2006. In college Ryan met Taylor and they were married November 2010. They are blessed with three amazing kids: Carson, Camden, and Kennedy. In addition to his role as Lead Pastor, Ryan also serves as a Captain in the US Army Reserve.
Ryan earned his BA in Biblical Studies from Biola University and his Master of Divinity from Azusa Pacific Seminary. He joined the staff at GGFC as the Student Ministries Pastor in 2012 and accepted the call as Lead Pastor in 2016. He and his family love the community of GGFC and are passionate about creating a healthy church that brings the Kingdom of God to Garden Grove.