John W. Ryan is Executive Vice President of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), the professional association of the nation's state and territorial banking supervisors. CSBS coordinates state and federal supervisory relationships and agreements, promotes best practices in the states, educates state bank examiners and represents the states' efforts to advance dual banking at the federal level. John joined CSBS in 1997 as an assistant vice president for legislative affairs.
From 1994 to 1997, he worked at Newmyer Associates, a public affairs consulting firm, where he led the company's financial services consulting practice. Prior to that, Mr. Ryan spent four years as a professional staff member of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs (1989-93). In 1993, he received a fellowship from the Commission of the European Union to work in its financial institutions directorate in Brussels, Belgium.
Mr. Ryan received his B.A. in political science and economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1988.