Ryan Griffin
He/ Him/His
Co-Founder, Saint Louis Hop Shop

Ryan Griffin is a Co-Owner and CEO of the STL Hop Shop, a craft beer bottle shop in Saint Louis, Missouri. He has a passion for servant leadership, project management, and helping his community. A graduate of Northwest Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Psychology, his professional development is comprised of positions within numerous Fortune 500 companies - Enterprise-Rent-A-Car, US Bank, & UPS. Ryan has a passion for giving back and contributing knowledge and guidance for the next generation. He is presently working on a foundation called Jo Jo White Charity with plans of providing scholarships and charitable donations to City & County public schools in Saint Louis.

Over his professional development, Ryan has excelled in titled positions Branch Manager, Universal Banker, and Direct Service Provider. His impact has helped expand businesses operations and mentoring peers through hands on training. His exceptional customer service and business relationship development has helped him succeed in previous fields. In 2015 his understanding of business management, finances, and marketing helped him Saint Louis City's first retail craft beer store.

He currently owns and operates his business Saint Louis Hop Shop. His company has been featured in national publications and was previously recognized by Saint Louis as Neighborhood Business of The Year & Sauce Magazine Favorite Bottle-shop. Ryan wishes to continue sharing his journey as a young professional to business developer while striving to make an impact on the youth and his community with volunteering and small business coaching. He looks forward to growing within NLC as a progressive leader and connecting the dots to promoting social equality and economic inclusion for all people.