Ryan Tarrant - Immediate Past Chairperson

Bay Area Chamber of Commerce

Ryan Tarrant joined the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce in September of 2017 as President and CEO.

Prior to joining the Chamber, Ryan held a variety of position in government and politics.  Most recently, he served as Chief of Staff to U.S. Representative John Moolenaar in Washington, D.C., where he oversaw legislative priorities and communication strategies. Previously, Ryan held numerous roles in Michigan during more than a decade on the staff of former Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, including District Director and Director of External Affairs. 

Ryan holds a Bachelor of Arts from Saginaw Valley State University. He lives in Bay City with his wife, Sheril, and two children.