William H. Ryan

Service Partner


Mr. Ryan is currently President of USI Insurance - Cleveland. Following a successful career in teaching, coaching, and corporate business, he started in employee benefits in 1986. He founded Master Consulting Group (Master Benefits Agency and Master Management Services) in his basement in 1992, and received five successive Weatherhead Outstanding Growth Awards en route to joining National City Insurance as the Cleveland Hub in February of 2008. National City Insurance was then acquired by USI Holdings Corp in March 2010. USI is a leading distributor of insurance and financial products and services throughout the United States.

Mr. Ryan is adept at developing a strategic framework for his clients’ benefits and for his business, and for attracting, retaining and empowering gifted, motivated employees who implement the mission: Serve Clients.

In 1993, Mr. Ryan co-founded the Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce and is currently Chair of the NOACC Benefits Task Force. He is past Chair of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for the State of Ohio, in addition to being active with many local and national Christian Ministries and Fellowships.

Mr. Ryan earned his A.B. in Government from Dartmouth College (second honors), and his M.S. in Human Performance from Indiana University (honors). He is a Licensed Life and Health Insurance Agent, Registered Health Underwriter and Registered Employee Benefits Consultant.