Ryan Flynn, President, Pacific Power

Ryan Flynn is President of Pacific Power, an electric utility serving over 800,000 customers in California, Oregon and Washington. In his role, Ryan is responsible for regional strategy and engagement, and leads customer and community affairs, government affairs and the legal department.

Ryan joined PacifiCorp in 2006, holding various positions in the legal department before leaving in 2015 to pursue a family opportunity in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He returned to the company in 2018, where he served as senior vice president and chief legal officer for Pacific Power and was responsible for the legal, communications and government affairs teams.

Ryan is a native of Corvallis, Oregon and received his bachelor’s degree from Willamette University and his law degree from George Washington University. He previously worked as a Congressional staffer, and a lawyer for Troutman Pepper in Washington, D.C. and Davis Wright Tremaine in Seattle, Washington. He is a longtime board member at the Dougy Center, which provides support to grieving children and teens, and he serves on the executive committee of the Portland Metro Chamber. He is a former board member of OMSI, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. Ryan and his family live in Lake Oswego, Oregon.