Ryan N. Franklin
Ryan knows what it’s like to be unclear about what to do next in leadership and life. He has the ability to guide you and give you the tools you need to bring clarity to more successfully lead your organization forward in a healthy manner. His greatest joy is to work with pastors and church leaders as they endeavor to make disciples of Jesus Christ.
Prior to becoming involved in full-time church ministry in 2005, Ryan's natural leadership gifts brought him to the forefront in the field of nursing. He served as a nursing director at George Washington Hospital in Washington, DC, where he was an integral part of restructuring and revitalizing what was a failing health care facility. While in Washington, DC, Ryan served as Assistant Pastor in a church plant in the metro area.
Ryan currently serves as Assistant Pastor at The Pentecostals of Alexandria where he oversees many aspects of the local church. His natural wiring for structure and administration provides a unique element to the POA pastoral team. Ryan also serves as a team member of Human Performance Advisors, a leadership coaching firm.
Ryan is a graduate of Concordia University, holding a Professional Certification: Executive Coaching and Consultation. He is a certified CDR 3-D Assessment Coach. He also is a graduate of Liberty University, holding a Master of Arts in Christian Ministries with a focus in Pastoral Counseling. He is the author of several popular Bible studies, including The Bible Made Simple, a 13-lesson overview of the Bible and man’s history. He and his wife, Angie, are raising two children, Olivia and Neil. Ryan enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his family.