Ryan Fleury is the West Regional Director of the Society of Fellows (SOF) at the Aspen Institute. Ryan joined the Institute in October 2021 and is based in Los Angeles. In his role, Ryan oversees SOF membership and engagement on the West Coast and raises critical unrestricted funds to support the vital mission of the Aspen Institute.
Before assuming his position at the Aspen Institute, Ryan was a Director of Development at the Center for American Progress (CAP), where he oversaw individual giving and focused on cultivating major donors and organizing fundraising receptions. Previously, Ryan served as the New England finance director on the Hillary for America presidential campaign (2015-2016) and the deputy New England finance director on the Obama for America presidential campaign (2011-2012).
Ryan received a bachelor’s degree in political communication from Emerson College in Boston and is a native of Maine. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, seeing his favorite musicians live in concert and watching the latest blockbuster movie.