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Ryan Shaw

Project Leader

In the Project Leader role, Ryan helps lead client engagements from initial scoping and data collection through final analysis and presentation, and he contributes to the development of junior staff. He also supports Sterling's research operations through a range of internal / operational responsibilities. Ryan graduated from Wake Forest with a degree in Business + Enterprise Management.

What do you like most about working for Sterling?

“The collaborative and supportive culture. Our projects are fast-paced and the subject matter is ever-changing; as we're consistently researching unfamiliar and emerging spaces, we're also learning and getting smarter together. Each member of a project team plays a pivotal role in what we eventually deliver to our clients, and no one's contributions are taken for granted.”


Washington, DC

Year joined



  • Traveling
  • Skiing
  • Watching pro sports

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