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Ryan Murphy, GBDS

Ryan Murphy, GBDS
Principal
Seattle

Ryan Murphy is an employee benefits consultant in our Technology & Life Sciences Practice. Ryan works with Technology, Biotechnology and related firms in the U.S. and Canada to design and refine employee benefit strategies. His industry vertical focus results in a wealth of knowledge and experience working with companies of all sizes, from pre-funded startups to public companies. Especially helpful is his experience working with companies during various transitions, including M&A activity and IPO transaction.

Ryan partners with progressive employers to craft relevant, sustainable benefit programs. Taking a holistic approach to benefits means looking at more than just cost; it considers the entire invested effort that goes into creating and managing the employee benefit platform. Ryan has been practicing this approach for over 15 years, during which time he has been recognized as a Top Broker in Employee Benefits by publications such as Seattle Business Magazine and Insurance Journal. Prior to joining AHT as a Principal and Shareholder, Ryan ran the Technology Industry Practice Group at a Top 5 National brokerage firm. Ryan regularly participates in industry panels and serves as a mentor for other consultants within AHT.  Ryan has assisted in building many of the benefit programs for the most recognizable “Best Employers” and “Fastest Growing Employers” both locally and nationally. Ryan is active in the Employee Benefits Planning Association (EBPA), the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), WBBA, WCTA and NWEN.