While a student at NYU in the early 90’s, Mr. Ryan attended the Rome program during his junior year and said it was a life-changing experience for him. John went on to law school at Northwestern University. John spent the next 20+ years in law, business and government holding senior roles with Unilife Corporation, Duane Morris, Aramark and as an assistant district attorney in New York. In 2018, he became General Counsel for The Jackson Laboratory. John serves as Chair of the Rome Board of Visitors and is quite passionate about the program, the students and the board’s role in promoting all that Temple Rome has to offer.