Prior to joining Edify, Ryan worked in educational development for Nexus Systems. He holds a B.S. in Marketing from West Chester University in Pennsylvania, and a Masters in Theological Studies from Palmer Theological Seminary. Collectively, he served as a pastor in Pennsylvania and California for 10 years. Ryan has a passion for seeing lives, communities, and nations transformed by Jesus and believes education is a key component.


Ryan and his wife, Lauren, were married in 2007 and raise two amazing kids, Brooks and Georgia. Ryan and his family have lived in San Diego since 2014. During their free time the King family enjoys any activity at the beach, trying new restaurants, traveling, and spending time with friends.