Introducing Ryan Cooper

We're kicking off the Forefront Labs blog by introducing you to the team. First up: Ryan Cooper. 

I grew up in Austin, Texas, and Boulder, Colorado.  I currently live in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Patti and Ryan at a Broncos game.

Patti and Ryan at a Broncos game.

I am lucky to be engaged to Patti Vannoy. We have one cat, Big Orange or “Biggie,” who may or may not control all aspects of the household.  My parents, siblings, and the majority of my extended family live in Colorado.
My education in a nutshell:
I have an undergraduate degree in Business, with a minor in Biochemistry, from the University of Colorado at Boulder. I also have a J.D., with distinction, from the University of Nebraska College of Law.
My experience in a nutshell: 
My professional experience ranges from managing golf facilities, to advising federal judges, to founding and growing tech companies.  I love challenges and solving problems.
Favorite thing to do (Forefront Labs-related): 
I love helping clients get to the heart of the problems they face and collaborating to provide a solution.
Favorite thing to do (downtime): 
Travel and eat great food.  Sometimes I get to golf too.

Favorite team: 
Denver Broncos
If you visited me I would take you to: 
A Husker football game, dinner at The Oven, and drinks at The Other Room.
Surround yourself with people who are smarter, or better at something, than you.
Accomplishment I'm most proud of: 
Yet to be determined.