Steve Ryan, who became a Suite Spotte member in January, is the subject of our second Suite Spotlight. Steve has enjoyed the collaboration he’s been able to partake in and the growth he’s seen in other entrepreneurs since joining Suite Spotte.
What are three things that surprised you about coworking?
1. The amount of privacy that I do get while working
2. Collaborating with people in different industries
3. Sounding board to bounce ideas off of each other
When has another Spotter helped you in an unexpected way?
I have had many great experiences at the Suite Spotte. One day Kathy Doyle helped me organize my thoughts on a document before I sent it to my client. And Sue is constantly pushing me to do better and take my company further.
What are three things that make you feel most inspired?
1. Watching other entrepreneurs thrive
2. Different perspectives
3. Meeting new people all the time and learning from their experiences
What are three big accomplishments you’ve seen from working out of Suite Spotte?
1. Meeting other entrepreneurs
2. Looking forward to going into the office
3. Getting involved in local organizations with other spotters
What is your daily routine on a day you work out of Suite Spotte?
Come in early, often the first one in for the day. Set-up in the main area, varying my spot to find the perfect one. Working while greeting and chatting with other spotters as they come in to the office. Taking a break in the middle of the day to move my car and grab lunch OR running out to meet a client.
Steve Ryan, President of RyTech, LLC, has always been intrigued by technology and the ability for technology to transform an individual’s life, business, or education. A native of the western suburbs of Chicago, Steve Ryan graduated from Marquette University and received a master’s degree in technology from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.
Additionally, Steve has already successfully developed a number of business websites, begun monitoring the online reputation of businesses and their executives, and developed and deployed a social media strategy for a variety of companies.