2019 NextGEN RSPA Inspire Grant Winner Highlight

What is the NextGEN Community?: We are working to build a community of RSPA members that will help the industry evolve and continue to flourish. Those that are creating and offering new solutions as well as those that will take ownership as the previous generation begins to transition who are at any level of their organization (executive, sr management, management, entry level, etc). You don’t have to be a leader today to help guide the RSPA for tomorrow. All of you are welcome!

What is the NextGEN Grant?: The grant recognizes the next generation of the RSPA. This grant is awarded yearly to 5 of our industries brightest new stars. It is in place to encourage solution and service innovation and promote engagement with the RSPA by the next generation of leaders. Each winner receives an all expenses paid trip to RSPA Inspire 2019 in Ft Myers!

Get to Know Our Winners!: Ryan Williams is a Marketing Manager at Custom Business Solutions (CBS). Among other things, his role includes writing copy, managing various communication campaigns, establishing new partner relationships, and developing new ways to drive leads for the business and reseller channel. Ryan also established CBS’s first true digital content-marketing pipeline. When he isn’t drumming up new leads for CBS, you will find him at the gym lifting weights, tinkering on something with a motor, or working on his side project Action Ready Marketing. You may also find him editing one of the industry’s award-winning thought-leadership platforms, The Restaurant Technology Guys.  Ryan graduated from Butler University with a degree in Business Marketing and holds an MBA from the University of Kentucky.