Ryan C. Washington is a professional speaker, poet, and combat veteran from Fort Worth, Texas. Ryan is also known as Ryan Cooper bearing the last name “Cooper” as a tribute to his late Great Grandmother Arma Lee Cooper who was known as a spiritual leader in her community. Using her footprint, Ryan started in Orlando, Florida, and delivered many motivational speeches and poems alluding to the pursuit of self-actualization, leadership and cultural injustices plaguing communities across the nation.
His unique experiences gathered from a 4-Year term in the Marines along with a Combat Tour in Afghanistan has been the foundation for understanding himself in the ideas of humanity.
Ryan is currently serving in the insurance industry as a Senior Property Adjuster for one the nations leading insurance firm, AAA. His passion for being a servant leader has led him to exploring and completing several Principle of Leadership courses by Dale Carnegie. He is also attending Harvard Business School to acquire a certificate in Executive Leadership and Management.
Toastmaster Member since February 2021; Level 3 Dynamic Leadership
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