Managing Partner - BW Forsyth Partners
Ryan is a Managing Partner of BW Forsyth Partners, which he co-founded in 2009 as Forsyth Capital Investors, the investment arm of multi-billion dollar global manufacturing and engineering consulting firm Barry-Wehmiller. Ryan works directly with our leadership teams to develop and execute on our organic growth plans as well as finding add-on acquisitions for our existing companies, as well as new platforms. Ryan is currently the Chairman of the Board of Machine Solutions Inc. and HawkeyePedershaab Concrete Technologies and serves on the Board of Directors of Baldwin Technology Company, Inc. and Engle Martin & Associates, Inc.
Prior to founding Forsyth Capital Investors, Ryan worked at Banc of America Capital Investors, (now Ridgemont Equity Partners), a Charlotte, N.C.-based private equity fund with more than $2.0 billion under management, where he completed ~$300 million in transactions across a number of industries, including business services, media & telecom, energy, and software. Prior to joining Banc of America Capital Investors, Mr. Gable was an analyst in Banc of America Securities Leveraged Finance group.
Outside of the office, Ryan enjoys the outdoors, St. Louis Cardinals baseball and spending time with his wife, Courtney and their three children, Morgan, Devon and Colin. Ryan thoroughly enjoys coaching his kids’ sports teams and teaching them how to fish, one of his favorite pastimes.