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Ryan Pavel

Leaders USA 2023


Chief Executive Officer, Warrior-Scholar Project





Ryan Pavel is the chief executive officer of Warrior-Scholar Project, a national nonprofit that propels enlisted veterans toward success in higher education and beyond. Warrior-Scholar Project's academic boot camps and other transformative programming advance skills, build confidence and forge lasting connections. Working alongside a talented team, board, and nationwide partners, Ryan oversees the strategic direction and sustainability of the organization. Ryan channels his experiences as a veteran, teacher, and attorney into stalwart advocacy for enlisted veterans with limitless potential to leverage service into enormous impact.