As a veteran mortgage lender, Ryan officially became the CEO of the award-winning LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance on June 23, 2020, ahead of the organization’s public launch on October 1, 2020. Weyandt had spent the previous 10 years in the mortgage industry, most recently as a Sr. mortgage loan officer at US Bank after serving six years at Wells Fargo. Prior to his lending career, he held a variety of senior roles with firms in operations and event management, and founded RAW Insight, an organizational development consulting firm. He has served on the Minnesota Realtors® Diversity and Inclusion Committee and previously led the NAGLREP Foundation, along with being a past-president of that organization’s Minnesota chapter. He is a University of St. Thomas grad who completed his Master’s work in Organizational Leadership at St. Catherine University. Weyandt was named as a RISMedia Real Estate Newsmaker in 2021 and 2022.