U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud/Area I and Yongsan/Area II| Deputy to the Garrison Commander

By U.S. ArmyFebruary 20, 2018

Steven J. Ryan, Deputy to the Garrison Commander
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United States Army Garrison

Red Cloud/Area I and Yongsan/Area II

Installation Management Command-Pacific

Mr. Ryan assumed responsibilities as the Deputy to the Garrison Commander, U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud/Area I and Yongsan/Area II in February 2018. He serves as the commander's principal civilian executive and advisor on all matters relating to installation management and operations. Mr. Ryan also exercises responsibility for providing garrison-wide services in support of over 20,000 Service Members, Families, Retirees, and Civilians.

Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Ryan served as the senior program management analyst for US Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) Business Operations. He was responsible for the Army-wide management of new business opportunities, professional development, Public Private Partnership Program, Name Brand Casual Dining Program, Standardization and Performance Measures, Business Operating Standards, Performance Improvement Program and associated programs. Prior to this, Mr. Ryan's served as Chief of Business Operations, G-9, IMCOM, responsible for world-wide operational management, program planning, financial analysis and program development for 345 revenue generating operations. Prior to the establishment of the Installation Management Agency (IMA) the predecessor of the IMCOM, Mr. Ryan was integral member of the transition team to stand up the new agency. Upon the standup of the IMA, he served as the Chief, MWR Business Operations from 2003-2007. In 2007, Mr. Ryan was admitted to the US Army War College (AWC) and graduated in June 2008. Upon graduation Mr. Ryan served as the Director of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Programs at USAG Humphreys, Pyongtaek, South Korea. Mr. Ryan started his career with the US Army in 1993 where he served for 9 years has the Director, MWR Business, Lodging and Marketing Programs for the US Army Military District of Washington.

Mr. Ryan holds a Masters in Strategy Studies from the US Army War College. In 2006, Mr. Ryan was a Senior Executive Fellow at Harvard University. In 2005, he earned a Master's in Public Policy Management from Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute. He holds a Master's in Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland. Additionally, Mr. Ryan earned an Associate of Art Degrees in Food and Beverage Management and Hotel Administration from Montgomery College. Mr. Ryan is a graduate of the US Army Management Staff College and the Department of Defense's Defense Leadership and Management Program (DLAMP).

Mr. Ryan is the recipient of the Meritorious Civilian Service Award, Superior Civilian Service Award, Commander's Award for Civilian Service, and the Achievement Medal for Civilian Service.

In 2006, he was awarded the US Army Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Order of the White Plume, the Army's highest award for achievement in Army MWR service.

Mr. Ryan was married to the former Somchit (Ann) Lapteeravut of Suphan Buri, Thailand for 28 years until her passing in 2011. He has two daughters, Dominique (31) a graduate of the University of Maryland and Jessica (28), a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.