Ryan has over 18 years of experience in the fire service, including over 9 years as a fire investigator. He joined FireTech as an investigator in 2008. Ryan has conducted both criminal and civil fire investigations. He has worked with fire investigators from multiple MABAS divisions, the State of Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal and the ATF. Ryan is a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) with the International Association of Arson Investigators, as well as a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) and Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (CVFI) by the National Association of Fire Investigators. He is also certified as a Fire Investigator and an Arson Investigator by the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal.