Ryan comes to The Deft Group with over 25 years of property claims industry experience.   He started out his claims career as an outside property claims representative for The Hartford and Hanover Insurance respectively.  There he increased his claim handling knowledge from working standard daily and catastrophe homeowner’s claims to large losses and smaller commercial claims.  Looking for advancement in the industry, Ryan began working for a national independent adjusting firm as a Quality Assurance Supervisor.  In twelve years, he advanced through ranks with the roles of Catastrophe Director, Vice President of Claims, and Vice President of Programs and Projects.   

Following Deft Claims from outside the organization, through career relationships built, Ryan joined the Deft team in early 2022 due to the innovative way high-net-worth and commercial claims are handled by the team.  Ryan joins the team as the Claims Director of Deft Claims.