Ryan grew up with a passion for real estate. Purchasing a historic building in the downtown of his childhood city and converting it into 4 apartments and two retail units when he was 19 year old.Ryan attended Brigham Young University where he received a degree from the Marriott School of Management. While in school Ryan capitalize on the 2002 Winter Olympics coming to Salt Lake city by starting Housing 2002.com, a web site that matched local home owners with out of state patrons who needed housing for their stay due to the significant shortage of local hotels. Housing 2002.com was written up in the Wall Street Journal, as well as pieces aired on NBC and CBS news as a pioneer in providing alternative solution to hotels during the games.
His Senior year at BYU College Ryan created a real estate marketing company based around an Immersive 360 Degree imaging technology. After a year of operating the company he and his partner entered their business plan into the NCAA business plan competition where took the plan to the national finals, The exposure allowed him to grow the business to 8 states before selling the company to Access Technologies in 2002.
In 2003 Ryan started TurboRealty.com in a partnership with the Dallas Texas MLS to download every available listing in the Metroplex. This allowed guests to visit TurboRealty.com and see over 10,000 homes for sale. After being in business for just over a year, selling 348 homes, and having 4 agents on staff, Ryan sold Turbo Realty to Coldwell Banker.
Ryan moved to Arizona in 2007 and began purchasing and rehabilitating real estate to rent as short term furnished vacation rentals in AZ. This effort led to the development of Hit Rentals LLC. Hit Rentals has established vacation management offices in Scottsdale, AZ, Palm Springs, CA, Las Vegas, NV and is now excited to be involved in the Park City, UT market with their participation in Padzu Park City Vacation Rentals.