Ryan Nelson - Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy
Ryan Nelson joined SRS in 2019 following a 20-year career in investment banking and corporate development. In his current role as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, M&A, and Investor Relations, Ryan is responsible for driving the company’s growth through acquisitions, greenfield expansion, and other business development initiatives.
Prior to SRS, Ryan was an investment banker with Harris Williams and Wells Fargo Securities, where he executed M&A and other strategic transactions for founder, private equity, and public company clients. Ryan has deep experience in the building materials and distribution sectors, including having advised on both recapitalization transactions for SRS. Ryan began his career in the corporate development group at FairPoint Communications, Inc., a private equity-backed telecom platform.
Ryan earned an M.B.A. from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia and a B.A. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.