Ryan Ripp

Ryan Ripp

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Ryan Ripp is Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Flat Rock Global, an alternative credit manager focused on unique income investments outside of traditional fixed income. An experienced finance and investment professional, Ryan is responsible for overseeing the firm’s finance and operations. Prior to joining Flat Rock, he was a Consultant at McKinsey & Company and the Boston Consulting Group. He focused his work in the firms’ Corporate Finance & Strategy practices, where he advised clients on topics including operating model transformation for corporate finance organizations, zero-based budgeting, and M&A due diligence and integration. Previously, he worked as a Senior Associate within the equity research departments at Citi and Barclays, where he covered the TMT sector.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Ryan oversees Flat Rock's two funds, Flat Rock Core Income Fund (CORFX) and Flat Rock Opportunity Fund (FROPX).

  • He also served as CFO and CCO of both Flat Rock Opportunity Fund and Flat Rock Global since January 2021.

  • While at Citi and Barclays, his work is on equity research focused on U.S. internet companies.

  • He began his career as an investment banking analyst in the structured credit space of Credit Agricole CIB.

  • While at CACIB, he focused on origination, structuring, and execution of asset-backed commercial paper financing facilities.

  • He earned his MBA, with honors, from Columbia Business School and his BBA  from the University of Notre Dame. He is a CFA charter holder.