Mr. Daniel Ryan joined Atlantic American Partners in 2018 as Managing Director of Emerging Markets – Africa. In this capacity, Mr. Ryan oversees the firm’s EB-5 Investor Visa Private Equity fund marketing endeavors in emerging countries, with a focus on Africa and Europe.
Prior to joining Atlantic American, Mr. Ryan lived for 10+ years in Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa, where he co-founded and served as Executive Director for Development Consulting Solutions, a management consulting and organizational development firm based in Africa. There, Daniel and his team developed an extensive and highly-respected client list including The Reserve Bank of Malawi, The World Bank, USAID/FHI360, The European Union, and numerous other non-profit/NGO Humanitarian organizations, performing various economic development and educational-related/capacity building consultancies throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.
Mr. Ryan holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration-Finance, a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development/Corporate Education, and is currently working on a Ph.D. in Business Administration-Strategic Management with a dissertation focused on “The Impact of Rural to Urban Migration related to Power Outages on Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SME’s) in Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa”. In addition, Mr. Ryan recently completed Executive Education at the University of Oxford, Said Business School; Oxford, England with focus on Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Finance; Executive Education with the concentration on Global Business Macroeconomic, Political and Economic Strategic Planning post Covid-19 at the Harvard Business School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and Negotiation & Conflict Resolution Strategy from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Atlantic American Partners (“AAP”) is part of a 46-year old Investment Bank (“CEA Worldwide”) and Private Equity Fund Manager headquartered in Tampa, Florida that has completed over 900 investment banking transactions valued at over $40 billion ($USD) and managed over $1.2 billion of capital for institutional investors (banks, insurance companies and pension funds) before moving into immigration-related investments in 2009.