Ryan Edward Rock
President of Empire AG in Ankeny, IA
Since returning home, Ryan Edward Rock has worked tirelessly to help other veterans reintegrate into society. He currently serves as the Program Manager for Veterans Upward Bound at ISU, where he helps veterans transition from military service to academic life.
Ryan started his career in construction as a handyman while he was still completing his senior year of college post-deployment. One job led to another, and soon he was working with the owner of a local firm involved in the agricultural and industrial construction business, Todd & Sargent.