Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

The Great Seal of the Choctaw Nation

Ryan Garner is a life-long Bryan county resident. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting at Southeastern Oklahoma State University before acquiring his Certified Public Accountant license shortly thereafter. Ryan has experience in public accounting in the areas of audit and tax.

Ryan began working for the Choctaw Nation in 2000 as an Accounting Intern. His experience within the Tribe includes grant accounting, accounts payable, payroll, fixed assets, and general ledger accounting. Ryan was the Comptroller for CMSE before becoming the Tribe’s Finance Director in early 2008. He then moved to the Executive Director position later the same year.

Ryan currently lives in Durant with his wife, Shelley. When he’s not working, Ryan enjoys online research, home improvement projects, spending time outdoors, and traveling.