Ryan Noel began his career with InnVentures in 2004 as the Front Office Manager at the Residence Inn-Lake Union in Seattle, Washington. He was promoted to General Manager at the TownePlace Suites-Seattle Southcenter in 2006. In 2008, Ryan was promoted to General Manager at the Courtyard by Marriott in Kirkland, Washington where he helped pilot the Mad About Market Share program. Ryan returned to the Residence Inn-Lake Union as the General Manager in 2012, and oversaw an extensive renovation of the hotel. In 2014, Ryan was promoted to his current position of Regional Director.

Prior to joining InnVentures, Ryan gained hotel and restaurant experience at the Bellevue Athletic Club/Bellevue Club Hotel. He held various positions during his seven years there, including Front Desk Clerk, Night Auditor, Manager on Duty and Restaurant Manager.

Ryan served on the Kent Lodging Tax Advisory Board for two years and served on the Kirkland Tourism Development Committee for four years. He is a graduate of Washington State University with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration.