Ryan Calkins

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Ryan Calkins

Service Business Specialist

Ryan joined the Ventures team in 2016.

Ryan supports entrepreneurs in the service sector to launch and grow their businesses in his role as Service Business Specialist. He first learned about Ventures in 2008 when he was serving on the board of a local microlending organization. Initially, Ryan volunteered for the Business Basics Course. As the organization expanded its services, Ryan jumped at the opportunity to join the team because of the great mission and culture of the organization. Prior to Ventures, Ryan owned and operated small businesses in distribution, manufacturing, and wellness.

Along with his work at Ventures, Ryan also serves as a commissioner at the Port of Seattle.