“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!)


Employee Since 2005

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain

Dan immediately changed his major the day he witnessed a demo from the Computer Systems Technology Instructor at Ranken Technical College. The concept of programming and running an entire plant from a computer/PLC motivated him to complete his Associates Degree in Technology. Now with over 12 years working with control systems, Dan continues to enjoy the variety of projects and industries he works with. His goal is to exceed every client’s expectations with a dependable control system that meets their precise needs.

Personal Passion
Brewing Beer.

Biggest Accomplishment
The automated brewery in his garage.