Peter T. Ryan

CPA, MBA, Partner & Co-Founder

Peter T. Ryan co-founded Ryan & Wetmore in 1988 with business partner Michael J. Wetmore. Through his dedication and vision the firm has grown from a two person firm to a, three office, 45 person firm serving the Mid-Atlantic region. Peter currently works with clients to address tax, audit and accounting issues. He also has significant experience in international tax matters.

Peter provides clients with the best strategies for success. His expertise extends to the following industries:

  • Healthcare organizations

  • Construction and Real Estate

  • Government contractors

  • Technology groups

  • Manufacturing

  • High Net Worth Individuals

His community service spans a variety of organizations. Pete has served on the Board of Directors for a number of successful for-profit and nonprofit organizations. In 2018 he was honored as the Real Estate & Construction CPAs Member of the Year for his excellence and commitment to the industry. Not only is Pete a leader in the Real Estate and Construction CPAs, he is also on the Leadership Board for the Alliance of Mergers & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA). Additional organizations he is actively involved in include the Healthcare Advisors Association, the CPA Manufacturing Services Association, the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance, and the Construction Financial Management Association.

Peter obtained a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Baltimore and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the Catholic University of America. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Additionally, Pete is a member of the AICPA Tax Section and the AICPA Personal Financial Planning Section and holds his Series 65 certification. He also holds the Intermediate Employee Benefit Plans Audit Certificate badge from the AICPA.

Blog Posts

4 Most Common Cybersecurity Requirements for Government Contractors

Cybersecurity Compliance Basics for Government Contractors   Key Details: Cybersecurity threats and risk mitigation strategies are a growing area of focus for the government and contracting marketplace. With federal contract spending reaching almost $700 billion in fiscal year 2020, it is imperative for the government to tighten cybersecurity requirements to lower the threat of security breaches. [...]

DoD Aims to Remove Barriers for Small Business Contractors

DoD and Small Business Barriers: A New Opportunity to Win More Contracts Key Details: The Department of Defense (DoD) issued a notice in the Federal Register on September 8th, 2021. The notice requests comments and insight from small businesses with the overall goal of learning about the barriers to entry for small businesses looking for federal contracts. The result the DoD hopes to attain will [...]

Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Requirements on COVID-19 Safety

Guidance and Clauses to Implement Federal Contractor COVID-19 Safety Protocols - Safer Federal Workforce Task Force, FAR, and DFARS Update  Key Details: As COVID-19 continues to threaten all economies internationally, implementation and mandates regarding safety protocols and vaccination efforts are on the rise. President Biden released Executive Order 14042 on September 9, 2021, titled “Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for [...]