Ryan Howard is a world-class, championship professional baseball player. Ryan was the Major League Baseball 2005 Rookie of the Year, the 2006 National League MVP, a 2008 World Series Champion with the Philadelphia Phillies, and the fastest player to reach both the 100 & 200 home run milestones in Major League Baseball history. He is recognized as one of the all-time great home run hitters and is known as a great teammate, friend and mentor by his peers, both on the field and in business. Ryan has made a number of successful investments and is transitioning his knowledge, relationships and focus towards the consumer tech, retail, sports and wellness industries. He has experience working with the CEOs of top brands which will be critically important to the success of SeventySix Capital portfolio companies. Ryan has invested in several businesses, real estate projects and professional gaming team NRG Esports alongside Shaquille O’Neal, Jimmy Rollins, Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez. He joined SeventySix Capital as a partner with a strong business acumen and passion for investing. He is an author, active member of the community, and founder of The Big Piece Foundation. Ryan is a graduate of Missouri State University.