Ryan Hawk      Practice Leader, Leadership Advisory

Competed with 2 time Super Bowl Champion, Ben Roethlisberger, to be the starting quarterback at Miami University for 2 years.  Later captained the Ohio University football team as its quarterback for two seasons.

Ryan runs the Leadership Advisory team at Brixey & Meyer. He helps clients be more effective leaders. He’s learned the commonalities of sustaining excellence from interviewing 250+ of the most thoughtful leaders in the world on his hit podcast, The Learning Leader Show.

Ryan has been a student of leadership and performance excellence most of his life – first as a high level athlete, then in the corporate world.  He was a much-decorated sales professional, Sales Manager, Market Segment Leader, and ultimately a Vice President of Sales in a multi-billion company.  He has a fascination with surfacing practices and characteristics of high performers and exceptional leaders.  He is a sought-after public speaker, an accomplished writer in business publications, a trusted advisor to leaders all over the world, the creator of The Learning Leader Show, and a dedicated family man with his wife Miranda and their five daughters.

Education and Certifications:

  • Ohio University, BS Organizational Communication (2005)
  • University of Findlay, MBA (2013)

Life Before Brixey & Meyer:

  • Elsevier
  • LexisNexis
  • Arena Football League

How He Gives Back:
Brixey & Meyer Outreach Foundation, Shares the “Learning Leader” message with K-12 students throughout the Dayton area

What He Wants You to Know:
“You’ve never arrived. You’re always becoming.”

Get In Touch With Ryan