President, Utah Solar Energy Association

Ryan Evans joined the Utah Solar Energy Association in July of 2016 and serves as the president. In his role, Ryan provides leadership, direction and management for all aspects of USEA and serves as the solar industry’s main spokesperson and community advocate. Prior to joining USEA, Ryan spent thirteen years as an executive with the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest business association. Ryan is a regular speaker, both locally and nationally and is recognized as one of the leading experts on the economic impacts of clean air in Utah. Ryan attended the University of Vermont and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Utah. Additionally, Ryan is a Strategic Advisor for Opus Strategy Group and was formerly the co-owner of the Firehouse BBQ Grill and Wasatch Smokin’ Company.