Annapolis, MD 214011909
A DC native, Ryan has a management background with two Fortune 50 companies, focused on new market expansion and regional training. She founded Retro Trend Vintage in 2001, culminating her interests in marketing, design, and fashion history into a bourgeoning online business. Having worked with clientele around the world, her items have been spotted in print, in museums, TV, film. Specializing in Mid- Century Modern, antiques, vintage designer clothing- including authentication and appraisal capabilities - providing clients with discreet disposal and acquisition of product.
After designing and executing the renovation of a 1920s row house in Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, Ryan moved to the Hillsmere Shores neighborhood of Annapolis in 2005. Currently residing in a 1960s ranch house, curated with an eclectic mix of MCM pieces, antiques, and too much art. Ryan’s spouse is a second- generation owner and lead designer for Niermann Weeks, a locally based, to- the- trade furniture company. George and Vera - two adopted pooches - round out the mix.
Ryan’s hobbies and interests include interior design, cooking, reading, travel, modern art, architecture, museum hopping, and locating the perfect Negroni. She volunteers and fundraises for Historic Annapolis, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, and the Anne Arundel County SPCA.