Thomas “Ryan” Swank hails from Forest, Virginia.
Although he grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, he chose to study at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Ryan graduated from Liberty University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business. He is currently a graduate student in the MBA program at the Liberty University School of Business.
Ryan has a strong leadership background garnered from several employment and volunteer positions. In 2007, he earned the rank of Eagle Scout while serving as the Senior Patrol Leader of Troop 857. During undergraduate studies, Ryan accepted a position as a student worker in the Special Projects & Events Department of Liberty University. By 2013, he had been promoted twice and was named Assistant Director of Special Projects & Events. In February 2014, Ryan was offered the position of Materials Coordinator at Fostek Corporation in Bedford, Virginia. Ryan currently manages several employees and oversees shipping administration, purchasing, and raw materials at Fostek.