Ryan J. Barnes

Chief Financial Officer

Ryan Barnes is the Chief Financial Officer for Specialty Program Group (SPG). In this role, Ryan is responsible for leading the finance function in support of SPG’s continued revenue growth.

Ryan has been in the insurance industry since 2007 serving in various regional CFO capacities for Hub International.  Ryan joined Hub International in 2007 as the CFO of Hub International Transportation Insurance Services. He was instrumental in growing the Transportation specialty through a series of key acquisitions around the country. In March of 2016, Ryan added to his existing responsibilities at the time by becoming CFO for Hub International Northwest. In this role, Ryan has led the finance function through strong growth in revenues, including several acquisitions in an increasing footprint in the Northwest.

Ryan began his career in 1995 with KPMG in Las Vegas, Nevada and spent four and a half years in audit and assurance services supervising financial audits of public companies in the bio tech, manufacturing and real estate development sectors.  After KPMG, and before joining Hub, Ryan had roles as Manager of Budgeting and Financial Reporting in a $500M dot.com company. He was also a Regional Controller of a $600M division of a publicly traded building materials company which included a trucking division and then a VP of Finance in a large real estate developer and home builder in Las Vegas.

Ryan has been an active licensed Certified Public Accountant since 1998.  He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and a Masters of Accountancy from Southern Utah University in 1994 and 1995 respectively.  In 2010, Ryan earned his MBA from the University of Utah.