Ryan Mandl

Ryan Mandl leads Five Elms’ business development efforts, focusing on SaaS, technology-enabled services, financial services,  marketing services, and logistics companies. 

Ryan serves on the Board of Apptegy, Field Agent, MemberClicks, Service Fusion and Trackforce and was previously a Board Observer at OrderUp (acquired by Groupon) and Bookly (acquired by KPMG). Ryan also serves on the Board of Directors for the Maxwell T. Ward Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on raising funds to help children with cardiovascular diseases get the medical treatment they need. 

Prior to joining Five Elms, Ryan was in business development for CDW Corporation, a leading software and services provider based in Chicago. Before working with CDW, Ryan assisted with the post acquisition consolidation of two warehousing operations in Kansas City.


Ryan is a Kansas City native and a sports fanatic. He is an expert fantasy football GM, having won 2 league championships in the last 5 years. 

Ryan has lived in Italy and loves to travel. Ryan enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, daughter, and their 2 "adventurous" dogs. Ryan also enjoys cooking and collecting guitars he never has time to play. 


BS in Finance, University of Kansas