Chairman & CEO, Blackhall Studios &
Irinda Capital Management
Ryan Millsap is the Chairman and CEO of Blackhall Studios and the Founder and CEO of Irinda Capital Management, LLC. In his role as Chairman and CEO at Blackhall, Ryan oversees the long and short term strategy of the studios, staying involved on a daily basis to provide leadership and direction for the company and its assets. Ryan lead the original capitalization of Wild Hair Media in Los Angeles and remains a significant shareholder in that organization today and he was an Executive Producer on the 2014 film “Shake the Dust”. He is also a member of the Adjunct Faculty at the University of Southern California (USC).
Ryan has played a principal level role in the capitalization, acquisition, and management of more than $1.2B in real estate assets, including more than 12,000 apartments in cities across the nation from Savannah to Los Angeles. Since 2008, his companies have acquired $800MM in real estate assets, primarily via arranging joint venture arrangements with several prominent pension fund advisors, University Endowments and a publicly traded REIT.
Ryan frequently speaks on expert panels at real estate and private equity industry events in Southern California and New York including those hosted by the Investment Management Network, and the Graduate Real Estate Association of the University of Southern California (USC). Ryan holds a Master of Real Estate Development degree from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Literature from Biola University. He spent one year of his undergraduate education as a visiting student in Philosophy and Literature at Oxford University in England. He is alicensed California Real Estate Broker and a member of the USC LUSK Center for Real Estate Alumni Association.