Tim Ryan is vice president of global alliances and past chairman of corporate sales for the 2019 U.S. Open Championship at the world-famous Pebble Beach Resorts. He was responsible for the same for the past two U.S. Open championships at the resort in 2000 and 2010. Ryan has, in fact, been integral to the resort’s business growth strategy since joining the company 28 years ago as its director of sales. He is one of few industry professionals who has had the opportunity to lead corporate hospitality sales efforts for milestone events such as the U.S. Open, along with being a part of the Pebble Beach Resorts sales team partnering with the annual AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and the Concours d’ Elegance on sales efforts for those acclaimed events. A New Jersey native, Tim’s Irish roots are in County Limerick. He holds a B.S. in business administration from the Sigmund Weiss School of Business at Susquehanna University. He is on the advisory boards of Great Golf Resorts of the World and California Polytechnic State University school of Experiential Management.