Before joining Lucid as CFO in 2016, Ryan was a partner at Perella Weinberg Partners, where he worked in the advisory business focusing on the energy industry. Prior to joining Perella Weinberg in 2013, Ryan worked for Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking Division in Houston. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2006 to co-found the midstream effort. While at Morgan Stanley, Ryan’s responsibilities expanded to include coverage of U.S. supermajors and large-cap independent energy companies. Beginning in September 2016, Ryan has served as chief financial officer of Lucid Energy Group. Ryan earned a BBA in finance from the University of Texas in 1997 and an MBA from Columbia Business School in 2001. He serves on the University Development Board and the Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee at the University of Texas and is an active member of the Salesmanship Club of Dallas.