Ryan Gregory is an engineer, small business owner, community leader, father and a third-generation Napa native who has dedicated much of his life towards the betterment of our community. He was elected to the Board of Supervisors on November 8, 2016, his first run for public office.
Ryan earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) and is a Registered Professional Engineer (CA). He worked as Vice President and Owner of the local civil engineering firm RSA+, resigning from the firm to focus on his job as Napa County Supervisor. During his 20-year professional engineering career, Ryan was a leader in the local engineering field with a specialty in the planning, design and construction of residential projects for both non-profit and for-profit builders. Ryan also worked on the Vine Trail and various other infrastructure projects for local municipalities.
Ryan's extensive history of community involvement includes service as the former Board Chair for the Napa Chamber of Commerce and Community Action Napa Valley and President of Leadership Napa Valley, the Napa Engineers Society and the Kiwanis Club of Napa. Ryan was actively involved as a member of the Vine Trail Engineering Committee, Joint City-County Affordable Housing Taskforce, the Airport Industrial Area Blue Ribbon Committee, the City of Napa Housing Element Update Committee 2007 and 2014, Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency's (NCTPA) Highway 29 Citizens Advisory Committee, and the Downtown Napa Specific Plan Steering Committee. Ryan was also an appointed member of the City of Napa's Civil Service Commission, and was the long-time Beverage Chair for Auction Napa Valley’s Friday Barrel Auction.
In addition to elected office, Ryan continues to demonstrate his commitment to Napa County through service as a Board Director for the Boys and Girls Club of Napa Valley, President of the Downtown Property and Business Improvement District (PBID) and through the “Brother Can You Spare a Dime” Community Baseball Outings organization, taking local, deserving kids to San Francisco Giants games. He also demonstrates his love for trails and recreation as a Board Director of the Redwood Empire Mountain Bike Association and an Assistant Coach of Napa’s Composite High School Mt. Bike Team.
With his engineering background, community service experience and connection to local businesses, Ryan brings a fresh perspective and new leadership to the Board of Supervisors, laying a solid foundation for a brighter, more promising future for Napa County.