About Ryan McCollum…

Ryan has worked on campaigns at every level from Presidential, Statewide, Countywide to Municipal since graduating from Marist College in 2001. It was on these various campaigns that he learned from the best of the best about how to win elections. Ryan is known for refreshing tested and tried techniques to garner the most votes for today’s fast paced political climate. A former college football player, Ryan has an undying drive to compete, perform and win. Ryan also spent significant time working at the Massachusetts State House for several State Senators and also in the Administration of former Governor Deval Patrick. Ryan has the experience, connections and relationships to get things done for you.


Past Positions

Legislative Director
Executive Office of Housing & Economic
Development (EOHED)
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Assistant Project Manager
Planning & Economic Development Department
City of Springfield, MA

Budget and Policy Director
Office of Massachusetts State Senator James Timilty
Chair of Regional & Municipal Affairs

Legislative Director
Massachusetts State Senator Dianne Wilkerson
Chair of State Admin. & Regulatory Oversight

Legislative Director
Massachusetts State Senator Linda Melconian
Senate Majority Leader Emeritus

Western Massachusetts Field Director
Howard Dean for President
Former Vt Governor Howard Dean

Campaign Manager
Re-Elect Ken Reeves for Cambridge City Council
City Councillor Ken Reeves

Statewide Field Director
The Michael Cahill for Treasurer Campaign
Current Beverly, MA Mayor Michael Cahill

Current Community Service / Awards


Board Member
Suit-Up Springfield

Board Member
Healing Racism Institute of the Pioneer Valley


Founding Member
Young Professional Society (YPS)
of Greater Springfield

Advisory Board Member
Rian Immigrant Center


Business West 40 Under Forty
Honoree Class of 2012
Read Business West Article Here

Marketing & Communications Committee Member
Springfield Museums

Board Member
16 Lyrics

Appointed Member
Longmeadow Coalition for Racial Justice Task Force

Advisory Board Member
Roca Inc.

Board Member
National Conference for Community and Justice