Ryan Fagan

Managing Director

Ryan joined Gryphon in 2007 and is a member of Gryphon’s Consumer Group. He is responsible for originating, executing and managing investments, and is currently focused on new investments in Better-For-You Food & Beverage and Consumer Health & Wellness. Current Gryphon portfolio company board appointments include Mechanix Wear and Metagenics. Ryan supported Gryphon’s prior investments in Dessert Holdings, Flagstone Foods, Fleet Laboratories, K&N Engineering, Matrixx Initiatives/ZICAM and RoC Skincare. 

Prior to joining Gryphon, Ryan worked as an Investment Banker with Merrill Lynch in the consumer and retail group.


B.S., Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
J.D., Columbia Law School


The Making of the Atomic Bomb, The Neapolitan Novels, Speak Memory, Disney Wars, Only the Paranoid Survive, Walt Disney: the Triumph of the American Imagination, The Innovator’s Dilemma, Why Buddhism is True, Triumph of the City, Wolf Hall