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

DOD Updated CMMC 2.0 – What Changed?

Key Details: Earlier this November, the Department of Defense (DOD) released new cybersecurity guidance titled “Strategic Direction for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Program.” The goal of this was to enhance CMMC 1.0 and move to CMMC 2.0 by simplifying standards, clarifying regulations, and increasing DOD oversight. Ryan & Wetmore recently covered the announcement of [...]

Past Performance Ratings Options Under SBA Proposed Rule

SBA’s Proposed Rule: New Past Performance Ratings Options for Small Businesses  Key Details: On November 11, 2021, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released a proposed rule that amends certain regulations to incorporate Section 868 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Fiscal Year 2021. The SBA’s proposed rule aims to provide small business contractors with new ways to [...]

DOL Final Rule Minimum Wage EO – Contract Impacts & Planning Tips

Key Details: President Biden issued Executive Order (EO) 14026 on April 27, 2021. Titled “Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors,” this EO aimed to boost the minimum wage for employees performing covered contracts beginning January 30, 2022. The overall goal of this EO is to strengthen both the economy and the efficiency of federal [...]