Ryan Mack was appointed as the Administrator for the City of Defiance in 2022. Prior to his appointment, he served as one of the elected Defiance County Commissioners for 7 years. During his term as Commissioner, he managed County finances and provided oversight for a multitude of County Departments and organizations. His work experience prior to that included several years as a United States Congressional District Representative in Northwest Ohio.
Ryan served in the United States Army and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2010. He received the Purple Heart for injuries sustained during the Battle of Marjah. After returning home, Ryan earned his Bachelors Degree at Defiance College.
Ryan resides in the City of Defiance with his two children who enjoy hiking through community trails, and playing in several of our beautiful parks.