Kevin Ryan




Kevin Ryan is the SVP/CFO of Merit Energy Company, a private oil and gas company in Dallas, Texas where he has worked over 20 years. He also held roles in Operations running a Division and Business Development (Acquisitions/Divestitures) over his career at Merit.  Kevin worked for an international public accounting firm for 14 years prior to starting at Merit.

Kevin is also involved in several University advisory councils and NFP organizations in addition to the Texas Business Hall of Fame. The University of Texas – Dallas Jindal School of Management Advisory Council, the University of Texas – Austin Accounting Department Advisory Council and the Notre Dame of Dallas Schools Foundation to name a few.

Kevin received his BBA-Accounting from the University of Texas – Austin and his MBA from the University of Texas – Dallas.  He is a CPA registered in the State of Texas.

Kevin lives in Richardson with his wife Cristi. They have two children, a daughter who recently graduated from Southern Methodist University and a son who is in his junior year at Southern Methodist University.