Senior Manager, Medical Interface Migration Project, Orion Health

Don Ryan was an outstanding PM on our migration project. Don started on the project after it was well underway. He listened, implemented processes and accountability that made the difference between success and failure. Don is calm and collected under pressure. He has superb problem-solving skills as well as communication skills. He is highly respected and appreciated for teaming with us to ensure the successful migration of more than one very complex environment. It would be an honor to work with him again in the future.

Senior Manager, Professional Products, Baseline

Don is a product lead's dream. He is responsive, direct, and eager to share what he knows and get on the forefront of what he doesn't. As Project Manager, he was the perfect partner to business when setting out on projects of any size, effectively managing a team, delivering work of the highest standard and maintaining an ongoing stream of clear, focused communication. Don is the sort of PM who will take as much as he can on himself in order to help get the project completed, while delegating responsibilities as needed, and holding the team accountable for their commitments. He never panics or loses his cool, and always lets you know that you can trust what his projections and estimates, and that he indeed has the best interest of the project and the company at heart. While things do go off the rails some times in any company, Don is easy to adjust when necessary, and understands being solution-oriented and a true leader.

Director of Technology, Baseline

Don led our Project Management team at Baseline. Simply put, he is a gifted PM. Beyond his remarkable effectiveness in shepherding projects from inception to launch; he is an equally skilled business analyst and engineer. He has a calm demeanor and works equally well with both Business and Technology. Whether we were dealing with production crises or extreme deadlines Don was always focused on the core objective. Don helped guide our development team's move to a Scrum/Agile methodology, using MS Team Foundation Server and the Urban Turtle suite. His comprehension of agile concepts, from of all Scrum roles to unit and integration testing to product ownership, were essential to our success. Don is the consummate professional, one the brightest, most focused and dependable managers I have had the pleasure of working with, any team would be lucky to have him, and I hope we are able to work together in the future.

Business Analyst, Baseline

If you are looking for a highly, skilled professional who can project manage and adapt to whatever situation is thrown at him, then Don is your guy. It was a pleasure working with Don at Baseline, I learned a great deal from him that I will utilize in my career. Don possesses a great balance between being a teammate and leader, knowing when to show support and provide guidance. I highly recommend Don and hope one day our career paths cross again, with a team first mentality he is definitely someone you want behind your projects.

Manager - Web Development, Baseline

I had a pleasure of working with Don at Baseline on a variety of projects to a successful conclusion. Don was instrumental in managing and building a team of developers and other IT personnel at Baseline. Don is reliable highly technical Lead Project Manager that elevated over all effectiveness IT team. In difficult and stressful citations Don maintained a high level of professionalism and I would recommend Don highly for any team.

Sr. Software Engineer Website Architecture, Baseline

Don Ryan was a fantastic teammate. We could always rely on him to handle the most complicated of tasks and he brought a quiet enthusiasm to our group that kept us performing at a high level.

Project Manager, Care Level Management

Don Ryan is among a few of technical leaders with a deep and forward-thinking command of new and established technologies, as well as superb ability to educate the business stakeholders about the technical challenges and how they map to the business objectives. Don is very skilled at leading organizations through complex transformations, turnarounds, integrations and process improvements that drives quantifiable business results and align the organization for success. Don posses the leadership quality to leverage technology and innovation, and inspire engagement and loyalty to achieve remarkable and sustainable performance. Don’s innovative approach to design a unique Electronic Medical System (EMR) at Care Level Management was not only appreciated by all stake holders but was also recognized by Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Don is also very adept at managing people. He understands the needs of different stakeholders, whether it is his team, third-party vendors, business partners, or other departments vice presidents. He is capable to get them all working together toward a common goal; he inspires confidence that things will get done, and rewards that confidence by leading projects to a successful completion. I count myself fortunate to have worked with him, and consider him to be one of my mentors. I still reach out to him for advice whenever I have a decision to make in my career.

VP. Information Technology, Viking River Cruises

Don came in to cover one of my staff going on maternity leave. He did fantastically well in picking up the job responsibilities and moved a mission critical project forward in a timely basis. I highly recommend Don for either consulting work or permanent employment. Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

Chief Operating Officer, Care Level Management

Don is an insightful and dedicated IT professional. He excels at taking business requirements and translating them into effective systems. At CLM, Don led development of an EMR that resulted in improved provider productivity, and met with adoption rates of over 95%. I highly recommend Don for any IT leadership position.

Western Region Sales Manager, Oracle Corporation/Siebel Systems

I worked with Don at Care Level management. He was detail oriented and always working towards high goals at Care Level Management. He ran a world-class call center. I am certain he would be a great CTO for any company. He is enjoyable to work with and always met the high standards for this project. Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity