Ryan M. Brennan leads Advantage Capital’s national expansion team and is Founder and Managing Director of InState Partners. He works with investors and policy makers promoting capital formation initiatives and consults with government on a variety of issues, including finance, tax, consumer affairs and procurement. In addition, he is an active member of the fundraising and marketing teams. He joined Advantage Capital in 1999.

Mr. Brennan is an expert in venture capital, small business finance and economic development, specifically addressing access to capital for entrepreneurs. He is also President of the Board of the Boys and Girls Club of Napa Valley.

Mr. Brennan earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Sarah, live in Napa with their four children.