“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent." -Calvin Coolidge

After a 12 year-old Ryan visited the Corvette factory in Bowling Green, Kentucky, he knew he wanted to part of how America makes things. With continued interest in the art and science of manufacturing, Ryan pursued his Bachelors in International Business at Calvin College. After graduating, he realized his dream of working with manufacturing by holding client relations positions throughout the manufacturing industry. At Malisko, Ryan enjoys bringing together the right people for the right job to tackle complex projects, and helping to bring the total solution to the client's plant floor.

Personal Passion
He likes spending time with his family and helping his children to blaze their own trail.

Dream Job
Build houses for Habitat for Humanity

Interesting Fact
He secretly likes the handy-man "fix-it" list his wife gives him every weekend. (Shhh! don't tell her that though!)


“Of the four dimensions, I could have spent my life being pushed inexorably forward through, I guess “time” isn’t the worst.” – Randall Munroe

After graduating from Lafayette College with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Brian went on to obtain his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from State University of New York – New Paltz. Customer satisfaction is his number one objective when working on projects. Brian understands working within the confines of schedules and budgets to meet client expectations.

Personal Passion

Biggest Accomplishment
His graduate research thesis.

He’s a big fan of simplicity and he thinks that’s reflected in most of his interests and choices. He drives a 14-year-old jeep with manual everything. He likes rock climbing and running because they require minimal gear to go out and test yourself.