Ryan Kunisch is an Advisor with Elevation Gained Partners where he offers private equity deal sourcing, due diligence and post-acquisition value creation advisory. Previously, Ryan was General Manager of Trimble Navigation's $70M global Engineering and Construction Software division, leading channel and direct sales, product strategy, marketing and management, portfolio management, software development and infrastructure management. In addition to his P&L, sales, operations and business strategy experience within a Fortune 1000 company, Ryan has deep, tactical finance and performance management expertise in public and private companies. He was a divisional controller at Trimble, a financial planning & analysis director at GHX, a finance manager at IBM and a corporate accounting manager at Vail Resorts. Rounding out his operating experience, Ryan is a consummate deal-maker, having spearheaded over 20 acquisitions, joint ventures and other partnerships between Fortune 500/1000 corporations, middle-market businesses and emerging technology ventures.
Ryan holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Northern Colorado and his MBA in International Business and MS in Finance from the University of Colorado.