Meet Our Alumni
Ryan Walder is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Ryan began working for the School District of Philadelphia. There he enjoyed passing on the value of education to a younger generation while working within his community. Ryan moved to Kansas City and spent one year in the Accounting program at UMKC before joining the Full-Time MBA program. He also enjoyed internship opportunities with Four Pillars Investors, KC Contracting Solutions, and the City of Kansas City Finance Department.
After graduation, Ryan joined BMO Harris Bank as a Commercial Lending analyst in Kansas City. In this role, he enjoys working with some of the leaders of Kansas City's business community on a variety of banking needs. In his spare time, Ryan is an avid football fan and enjoys discovering various dog parks around KC with his wife and two dogs.