Ryan Boesch joined the Open Doors Organization team in 2017. He oversees the daily administrative tasks for the office. He also assists the rest of the ODO staff on coordinating conferences and large-scale projects such as the Amtrak nationwide training. Ryan was drawn to work for Open Doors by his experiences caring for his great grandmother, Mary, who used a wheelchair after contracting polio as a child.
Before coming to Open Doors, Ryan worked as a Special Education Teacher in various areas of Chicagoland. He was also an Office Administrator for a small non-profit, the Lake County Fair Association, in Grayslake, IL. Ryan has a Bachelor of Science in Education with an emphasis in Special Education from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. He currently lives in Chicago with his partner and their two cats.