Mr. Barry Ryan, prior to his retirement, served as the President at US Music Corp, a leading supplier of brand name guitars and amplifiers sold worldwide. He currently serves as an Operating Partner at Huron Capital. Prior to US Music, he was President and Chief Executive Officer/Investor of Four Wheel Drive Hardware, a distributor of automotive aftermarket parts and accessories focusing on the off-road market selling direct to customers via direct mail and the web. Mr. Ryan also has previously served as the Vice President and General Manager of Wilson Golf Worldwide, and as the President of Ero Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of children’s leisure licensed products. Early in Mr. Ryan’s career, he held various positions with the Huffy Corporation, including President of Huffy Bicycle Company, President of Huffy Sports, Vice President of Sales & Marketing of Gerry Baby Products, and Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Huffy Corporation. Mr. Ryan started his career in the audit practice for KPMG (formerly Peat, Marwick, Mitchell). He also was a Director of Natural Golf Corp.
Mr. Ryan received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati and graduated from the Management Development Program at the Harvard Business School.