Ryan joined TEConomy Partners from his previous position as a senior economist with the Technology Partnership Practice at Battelle. Mr. Helwig is an accomplished economist and consulting professional with more than 15 years of experience spanning the public, private, and non-profit sectors.
His experience encompasses an early career spent with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., followed by senior project management experience within Battelle prior to cofounding TEConomy Partners in 2015.
Since 2006, Ryan has been a primary author and technical lead in biennial reports for the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) that assess the “state-of-the-states” in bioscience sector development. His diverse knowledge base and research skills have led to conducting numerous signature projects in regional economic analysis, competitive benchmarking assessments and workforce strategy development for a range of clients, including the Maryland Life Science Advisory Board, the Oregon Workforce Investment Board, PhRMA, Science Foundation Arizona, the Iowa Partnership for Economic Progress, and the State of Indiana. His work has included a particular focus on workforce and STEM education issues.
Ryan has an M.A. in Economics from The George Washington University and a B.S. in Business and Economics from Miami University.