Vice President of Business Development
Sol Ryan brings over 13 years of experience working in the substance use recovery field. As a member of the senior leadership staff, he oversees marketing, networking, branding, strategic partnerships, expansion, and acquisitions and supports overall operations.
Previously, Sol was part of the leadership team at The Retreat in Wayzata, MN, for 12 years. He led Sober Living, Online Services, and Alumni and Community Relations. Having worked in the recovery field since 2010, he has held a variety of positions and oversaw much of The Retreat’s growth during this time. Sol also traveled nationally to build strategic relationships with treatment centers and actively taught The Retreat’s model of care.
With over 15 years of long-term recovery, Sol is actively involved in both the Twin Cities and national recovery communities. He is co-founder of Recovery Community Hockey and leads Recovery Nights with NHL teams across the country. He has also spearheaded many other local recovery community sports and activities.
Sol Ryan is the board chairman of SRHN (Steve Rummler Hope Network), board member of the NSLA (National Sober Living Association), and Chair of the Mental Health and Addiction Committee of Hockey Day Minnesota 2025.