Eric Ryan
Owned and operated by Eric Ryan, Ryan Nonprofit Consulting, Inc. specializes in helping leaders of small nonprofits create and execute strategic plans.

Eric has run his consulting business since 1997. The business is mission-driven and highly focused around a simple set of values.

We are a Certified B Corporation.

To unleash the potential of small nonprofits through highly effective strategic planning.


About Eric Ryan
Eric Ryan has dedicated his professional life to service.

He began his career as a teacher with Teach for America, teaching physics and entrepreneurship in rural North Carolina. His work earned him Teacher of the Year honors and he was highlighted in The Wall Street Journal, Parade Magazine, and a book titled Electric Dreams.

Although he has focused on serving small nonprofit organizations, Eric has also consulted with numerous corporations and government entities. The primary focus of his work has been strategic planning.

In addition to his consulting work, he has started one nonprofit, been an executive director, served on several boards, and is currently both a board chair and board member of two separate organizations.

He has led the creation of strategic planning software specifically for small nonprofit organizations. He is developing an online strategic planning course and is writing a book about strategic planning for small nonprofits.

A graduate of UC Berkeley, he lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wonderful wife and two children. He leads a fortunate life, rich with family, friends, and plenty of adventure.