Ryan recently graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. He will be sitting for the CPA examination in the spring of 2020. Ryan joined Durbin Bennett in February 2019. Before joining the Firm, Ryan worked as an Operational Manager at Salt Lick Vineyards in Driftwood, Texas. During his tenure, the Hill Country Vineyard became one of the larger and more successful operations in the area. While there, he found success by offering consulting services to struggling restaurants. Before deciding to change career paths, Ryan had over 20 years in the food and wine industry.