Ryan C. Houder


Our Team

10 years

Ryan quickly established himself as a pivotal member of Hobbs & Towne’s west coast team, helping grow the firm’s presence within several disruptive markets including better for you brands, food & agriculture technology, digital health, and industrial technology. He has successfully completed Board, C-level and VP- level searches, with his placements having added tremendous value to the teams and companies they are leading. Ryan has worked closely with the portfolio companies of some of the leading venture capital and private equity firms in the space such as Stray Dog Capital, Khosla Ventures, CAVU Ventures, 301 Inc., Oak Tree Capital, True North Venture Partners, and Pegasus Capital.

A product of Indiana University, Ryan studied Political Science and Economics and Business. He is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys working out, attending concerts, reading, cooking and traveling with his wife and daughter.