Senior Program Manager
Ms. MacLeod brings 15 years of military and government experience to
ACP Technologies as a former defense intelligence officer, and a dual-service
C-130 Hercules pilot for both the US Coast Guard and the US Navy Flight Reserves. She is well versed in multi-service and multi-agency capabilities due to joint-service assignments, where aside from safe and successful mission planning and execution, experiences centered around project planning, team building, communication facilitation, and organizational leadership. Ryan has been routinely recognized for keen foresight and dedicated follow-through with proven ability to motivate and inspire others to efficiently exceed objectives, especially under pressure. Her ability to help forge creative and effective connections is among her top strengths.
Ryan’s most rewarding assignments include roles as Public Affairs Officer during Hurricane Katrina, Squadron Flight Safety Officer, Joint Forces Inauguration Parade Division Officer, and DoD Liaison to Naval Special Warfare. Equally enriching were the lessons learned as a college professor and student mentor at Sandhills Community College in the aviation program.
Ryan earned her BS in Environmental Geoscience and Health Sciences at Boston College, completed the equivalent of a Graduate Certificate in Aviation Safety through US Naval Flight Safety School and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), and was awarded an MS in Leadership from ERAU. A former college athlete, Ryan remains involved in athlete development and mentoring through coaching youth ice hockey.