Ryan Foster, General Counsel
Ryan Foster is General Counsel at Digital Media Solutions (DMS), the leading global martech company leveraging innovative, performance-driven brand direct and marketplace solutions to connect consumers and advertisers. In this role, Ryan oversees all legal, compliance and human resources functions and provides guidance and counseling to all areas of the company.
Ryan previously served as General Counsel to Global Lending Services, and more recently, as Chief Compliance Officer for Regional Management Corp. In the nearly two decades of his legal career, Ryan has had substantial experience in handling complex commercial, transactional and regulatory matters while actively supporting all business segments driving continued growth within organizations. In addition to his private sector experience, Ryan served as Vice President & Assistant General Counsel to the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) in Washington, DC and as a senior staff member to a U.S. Senator. Ryan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Southern Methodist University, studied comparative law and economics at the University of Oxford and earned his JD from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. He resides in St. Petersburg with his wife and three children.