Advisory Task Force

Ryan Risley

Partner and Chief Technology Officer Wipfli LLP

Ryan leads Wipfli’s CIO Advisory Services Practice, partnering with his clients’ CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, and CTOs to help their IT divisions align with their businesses. His extensive experience and holistic approach helps his team demystify IT, helping leadership to lead innovation efforts in client organizations. As Wipfli’s CTO, Ryan also oversees IT systems and manages vendor relations with the mission of empowering Wipfli consultants to deliver the highest quality service to their clients.

Ryan earned his Bachelors in Environmental Studies from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and his Masters of Science in Information Systems Technology with a concentration in data warehousing and the Chief Information Officer Executive Certificate from George Washington University.

Ryan is actively involved in all aspects of the community and Wipfli’s philanthropic efforts. He is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, a Guest Lecturer at the George Washington University, and an Eagle Scout. He enjoys adventure travel, diving and sailing in his free time. Ryan is the past President of the Washington DC Chapter of the IAMCP.

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