National Kidney Registry Appoints Ryan Meehan Chief Financial Officer

Today the National Kidney Registry announced that Ryan Meehan has been appointed the Chief Financial Officer of the NKR.

In the CFO role, Ryan will be responsible for the financial management of the organization while developing key innovations and leading several strategic initiatives. “Ryan brings with him a diverse business background, a Wharton MBA and proven leadership experience, which will strengthen our executive team as we prepare to surpass the $100 million revenue milestone,” said Garet Hil, Founder & CEO of the NKR.

Prior to joining the NKR, Ryan was a Managing Partner of Aviano Capital, an acquisition fund, where he raised seed capital from Private Equity firms and secured $100 million in conditional commitments for private company acquisitions.

Before Aviano, Ryan led operations at Unison Energy, which designs, installs, and operates distributive power generation solutions across North America. Under his operational leadership, the company experienced growth of 150% over 3 years and raised $150 million of investor growth capital. Prior to Unison, Ryan worked as an Oil & Gas trader at J.P. Morgan specializing in Natural Gas Liquids and Distillates.

Between 2007 and 2012, Ryan served two tours of duty in Afghanistan as an Airborne Infantry Officer, where he commanded units ranging in size from an Infantry Platoon to a 350-person remote combat outpost. Most of his deployment was in the heavily contested Kunar Province where he was awarded a Bronze Star for his combat service. Ryan exited the military in 2012 after reaching the rank of Captain and is a graduate of the U.S. Army’s elite Ranger School and Airborne School.

Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School and a Master of Arts in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania’s Lauder Institute. While at the Academy, Ryan was a member of the NCAA Division I wrestling team and participated in military exchanges with both the British Military Academy at Sandhurst and the Brazilian Military Academy in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

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