Ryan Kirkpatrick is a Partner at the Colorado Impact Fund, a private equity firm that invests in Colorado companies that have a positive impact on the community. Ryan has 10 years of experience investing in 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 in the lower middle market. 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.
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 daughter, he spends his free time hiking, biking, fishing and skiing in the Rocky Mountains.