Ryan Leeper

Ryan joined Heartland in 2023 on the Investment team.

In this role at Heartland, Ryan manages deal sourcing, due diligence, and co-investor relations. 

Prior to joining Heartland, Ryan was a venture capital investor focused on InsurTech, PropTech, and FinTech. His previous experience allowed him to build expertise in deal sourcing, diligence, execution, and portfolio support.

Ryan is passionate about bridging the gap between best-in-class technology startups and Heartland’s roster of midwest business partners. 

An Ohio native, Ryan received a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from The Ohio State University. He was selected by faculty to participate in a highly competitive investment banking program in which Ryan was exposed to the intricacies of financial modeling, forecasting, and business valuation.