Matthew Ryan CPA


Semper Finance Inc


Matt currently serves as the CFO of an educational institute based in Washington, D.C. and as the part-time CFO of a tech startup specializing in dynamic pricing and big data analytics. Matt previously served as President of a boutique management consulting firm specializing in strategic planning and economic forecasts, with additional work in risk analysis and operations management.

Outside of his consulting work, Matt is a Captain (promotable) in the U.S. Army Reserves with more than 15 years of service in the military. He recently completed an extended tour as the Company Commander for a logistics unit, and currently serves as the Medical Readiness Officer for an Expeditionary Support Command. Matt is also a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, having served as the Executive Officer of a medical company in Taji, Iraq in 2009.

Matt volunteers as the Finance Committee Chairman of The Military Assistance Project, a Philadelphia-based 501(c)3, and previously served as the Audit Committee Chairman of a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit. In addition, he volunteers for numerous political organizations and campaigns at both the state and national levels.

Matt holds a B.S. in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Master’s Certificate in Lean Six Sigma (Black Belt) from Villanova University.