Jerome Ryan

Jerome Ryan



BDO Boston Office



Executive Summary

Jerome Ryan has more than 20 years of experience focused on the domestic and international application of risk management and resiliency. He has a proven track record of successfully combining business continuity and information technology (IT) disaster recovery into holistic resiliency programs, and has served as the global head of business continuity and crisis canagement for two Fortune 500 companies. He has also led consulting practices at a Big Four firm, a consulting firm, and a company he started that was acquired by another consulting firm. This combined experience makes him uniquely qualified to understand client needs and deliver integrated resiliency programs that meet executive and regulatory expectations.

As director of BDO’s Crisis Management and Business Continuity practice, Jerome partners with clients to realize better outcomes for their business operations. This includes harnessing risk management and resiliency to develop competitive advantages in the marketplace.

Jerome is frequently sought out as a guest speaker at conferences, has led discussions with industry standards groups like the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), and has worked with government regulators like the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve Bank. Additionally, he has participated in the Alexander Hamilton series of cyber resiliency exercises hosted by the United States Department of the Treasury.

Professional Affiliations

Disaster Recovery Institute International



M.B.A., Syracuse University
B.S., Finance, Management Information Systems, and Marketing, Syracuse University

Community Involvement

Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII)
Friends of the High School for Leadership and Public Service
New York University School of Professional Studies – Business Project Management