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Ryan Howell
Senior VP-COO

In 2016, Ryan accepted the position of Operations Manager and was promoted to COO in 2020. His responsibilities include running the Loan Documentation Department as well as overseeing other operational functions. In the 15 years prior to that promotion, Ryan managed the Evanston Branch and worked as a loan officer.

Ryan has a bachelor’s degree in agronomy with a minor in business from Brigham Young University. He also has an associate degree from Ricks College.

Ryan was raised on a remote cattle ranch in Christian Valley, British Columbia. He grew up raising hay and beef cattle. Ryan has been married to Devin since 2001, and they have four children. In his free time, he enjoys hunting and packing horses to remote parts of the world, snowmobiling, small repair projects and spending time with his family.