John Ryan Coady


A.S. – Bellarmine University
B.A. – Centre College
M.B.A. – Bellarmine University
Ryan Coady has been a member of Sullivan University’s adjunct faculty for over 20 years.  His 27+ year career in banking – working in retail management, commercial lending, and private client investments – has enabled him to bring real world examples to his students who have taken his Business Organization & Management and Principles of Accounting 101 classes.  At one time in his banking career, Ryan was a licensed securities representative by passing the series 7, 6 and 66 securities tests, as well as the State of Kentucky tests for personal insurance licenses.

Within the past two years, Ryan made a career change from banking to becoming the director of community relations for the University of Louisville Department of Neurosurgery, where he is involved with practice building and promoting the spinal cord injury research program.

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