|Name||Francis X. "Frank" Ryan|
|Address||1273 Ash Lane |
Lebanon, Pennsylvania , United States
Jan 23, 2019 01:40pm
|Info||Born in 1951, Frank Ryan grew up understanding the value of hard work. He came from a large family and lost his father when he was three. Like many in Central Pennsylvania, his humble beginning produced a spirit of determination and a tradition of service that would serve him well throughout his life. |
Frank Ryan's story has been nothing short of the classic American tale of hard work and perseverance. Originally beginning as a student at Mt. St. Mary's College in northern Maryland, he earned a B.S. in Economics, finishing first in his class. Like many young men during the Vietnam Conflict, Ryan volunteered for service and went through basic training to become a United States Marine.
Frank Ryan served on active duty and in the reserves in the Marines for over thirty years, retiring as a Colonel with a remarkable three Legion of Merit Awards. During his service, Ryan was deployed in Haiti, Bosnia and most recently served as Central Command Special Operations Officer under General Tommy Franks in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
At home in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, Ryan has also been a leader in preserving local jobs, fighting to stabilize and turnaround struggling small and medium businesses. As President of F.X. Ryan and Associates, Ryan has helped a remarkable 181 of 187 clients stay out of bankruptcy, saving thousands of jobs.
As a distinguished CPA, Ryan lectures on business ethics for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has been honored as one of their top lecturers. In addition Ryan has an MBA from the University of Maryland and sits on the board of multiple financial and manufacturing enterprises.
Frank is married and has been blessed with four children. As an active member of his community, he serves on several charitable boards including the Daughters of Charity, Good Shepherd Center and St. Agnes Hospital