Dr. Ryan Anderson

Dr. Anderson founded No Coast Consulting with a vision of empowering individuals to align their passion and vocation, achieve their professional aspirations and attain fulfillment while maintaining a positive balance between work, life and community involvement.

A passion for serving the community has led Dr. Anderson to serve on boards and organization within the Des Moines metro area:

  • Des Moines Jaycees – Board Member and Past President
  • Iowa Jaycees – State Vice President
  • Emerging Leaders Collaborative – Member
  • FuseDSM  – Board Member
  • Financial Executives International – Member
  • Iowa HOBY – Director of Corporate Relations
  • National Association of Colleges and Employers- Member

Dr. Anderson is an Associate Professor of Business at Grand View University with his doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Dr. Anderson teaches courses focused around Economics and Finance that include Strategic Management, Personal Finance, Investments, Macroeconomics, International Trade, Corporate Finance, Money, Banking and Financial Systems. Prior to completing his doctorate, Dr. Anderson, obtained his MBA with a concentration in Finance from Drake University.

Dr. Anderson started his professional career with a focus on Project Management and Financial Analytics primarily for Financial Services and Insurance Companies gaining a repertoire of experience among large Fortune 500 companies such as Standard and Poors (McGraw-Hill), Principal Financial Group and Hewlett Packard.