MBA Class of 2017
Ryan Platt is a second year Full-Time MBA candidate and Merage Fellow focusing on Finance and Strategy.
Originally from the Los Angeles area, Ryan received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of California, Riverside.
Prior to attending the Paul Merage School of Business, Ryan played professional baseball after being drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers organization. He later took on roles in the mortgage and insurance industries. At Bank of America, he analyzed and resolved various issues on a portfolio of loans to mitigate risk and reduce financial losses for the bank and its clients. In the insurance industry, he worked as a Risk Management Advisor where he created, presented, and implemented strategies to improve clients' financial and protection positions.
Ryan chose UCI because of the unique opportunities that Merage offers, including the tailored and interactive approach of the career center, the intimate yet diverse environment, and the executive mentorship program.
Outside of class, Ryan enjoys traveling, playing and watching sports, and hanging out with friends and family.