The top of Bald Hill overlooking Mount Tamalpais, where Eric Ryan and Ricky Chilcott decided that they would partner on Mission Met.

The top of Bald Hill overlooking Mount Tamalpais, where Eric Ryan and Ricky Chilcott decided that they would partner on Mission Met.

Since 1997, Eric Ryan has run a business providing strategic planning services to small nonprofits and organizations.

Over the years, he built his team and established a replicable planning system specifically for the needs of the leaders of small organizations.


In 2015 Eric engaged a software developer, Ricky Chilcott, and his team to create strategic planning software to catalyze the effectiveness of Eric’s planning system.

Due to their strong working relationship and shared passion for serving nonprofits, in 2018 Eric and Ricky co-founded Mission Met. They are now actively scaling the business to serve leaders of thousands of nonprofits, foundations and agencies.