Ryan B. Greer serves as the inaugural President of Bedrock. Ryan also serves as a non-resident Security Fellow at the Truman National Security Project and leads a violence prevention strategy consultancy, Vasa Strategies.
Prior to joining Bedrock, Ryan served in public policy, community engagement, and violent extremism prevention roles, including most recently as National Security Director and Chief of Staff for the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Government Relations, Advocacy, and Community Engagement (GRACE) team. Prior to his GRACE team role, he served as Director for Program Assessment and Strategy at ADL, leading innovative counter-extremism activities for the ADL Programs Division.
Previously, Ryan served as a consultant for several terrorism prevention clients. He also served in government, as a Senior Advisor for community partnerships and terrorism prevention at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, as a counterterrorism Policy Advisor and also as a Program Officer at the U.S. Department of State, as a Special Assistant for the White House National Security Council, and on staff for two Members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Ryan volunteered as a non-resident Fellow for New America’s International Security Program, as Co-Director for Mentorship for Veterans in Global Leadership, and as a Regional Board Member for Indego Africa. He is a U.S. Department of State Meritorious Honor Award Recipient. He holds a master’s in public policy from the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University and a bachelor’s from Skidmore College.