Ryan Schick

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Business Development and Government Relations Attorney

Ryan <https://www.taftlaw.com/people/ryan-p-schick> focuses his practice on clients seeking counsel for business development, government relations and finance. He assists first generation entrepreneurs and emerging businesses with critical legal and capital acquisition strategies and, when necessary, by securing essential government incentive services to launch their business in a well-armed and efficient manner. Prior to joining Taft, Ryan served as the small business concierge to Columbus Mayors Michael B. Coleman and Andrew J. Ginther. As small business concierge, Ryan served as a development program coordinator for the city of Columbus. In this first-of-its-kind initiative, he supported new and emerging business as they navigated the city's regulatory and incentive environment. The SBC served as policy ombudsman to City Hall on behalf of those businesses. Ryan brings Taft clients the economic development knowledge gained from his roles. Ryan was the co-founder and CEO of Make Columbus, a public-private economic development initiative for small and emerging businesses, with an emphasis on targeting women and minority business microenterprises. Make Columbus seeks to empower companies to create sustainable jobs in central Ohio and beyond.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, September 12

11:30am EDT