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Ryan Dammeyer

Managing Director, Head of Structured Finance

Ryan leads Square 1’s Structured Finance Group, and has spent his entire career working with entrepreneurs to identify business development and capital solutions to fuel growth. Prior to Square 1, he served as chief financial officer for Liquidus Marketing, Inc., a venture-backed digital marketing firm, where he oversaw all financial activity and provided leadership on key business development and operational measures. He worked for nearly a decade at Silicon Valley Bank holding increasingly responsible roles, culminating as deal team leader for the Midwest market. Ryan also served as a director for a specialty finance hedge fund. He received his BS in Public Financial Management from Indiana University. Ryan joined Square 1 in 2013.

Outside the Square

  • Had his first job as a paperboy when he was 8 years old.
  • Is a proficient fly fisherman and excels against really bad golfers.
  • Enjoys spending summer weekends with his wife and two daughters at their lake cottage in Southern Michigan.


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