John started at Johnsonville as the Brand Manager on Italian Sausage and helped deliver double digit growth on that business and the Breakfast Sausage business during his first four years with the company. From 2011-2015 Ryan was the Director of the Cooking Portfolio of products. Most recently, Ryan has spent the last 18 months as the Senior Director of Marketing, including the Brand Management, Marketing Communication, and Strategic Insights and Analytics teams. During that time Ryan has also been pursuing his MBA from the University of Notre Dame and is on schedule to graduate in May 2018.
Prior to joining Johnsonville Ryan spent 10 years in marketing roles with the Milwaukee Bucks, Miller Brewing Company and Fiskars Brands.