Ryan Kirkpatrick is a Partner at the Colorado Impact Fund, a venture capital firm that invests in Colorado companies that have a positive impact on the community. Ryan has 15 years of experience investing in and advising growth-oriented companies in both the private and public markets. Prior to joining Colorado Impact Fund, Ryan was a Principal at Ferrer Freeman & Company, a leading healthcare private equity firm focused on growth capital investing. Ryan began his career as a healthcare analyst at Melleos Capital Management, an asset management firm, where he covered the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. He currently is a Director of several Colorado-based companies including Bhakti, CirrusMD, KM Labs, SchoolRunner, and SecureSet.
A Colorado native, Ryan holds a B.A. in molecular biology from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Along with his wife and two daughters, he spends his free time hiking, fishing and skiing in the Rocky Mountains.