Ryan Haro, a New Orleans native, has been using his entrepreneurial skills to create higher quality living, working and playing environments for locals, visiting business people and tourists. As a principle Realtor with Athena, Ryan has integrated himself into the New Orleans community and has used his access and acumen to create innovative community initiatives. He has capitalized on the city's courting of the entertainment industry, technology industry and growing entrepreneurs by developing a niche real estate program for visiting professionals.
Ryan has extensive experience with the tourism and hospitality industry and is an expert at owning, managing and marketing restaurants, coffee shops and bars. He has owned coffeeHQ, a premium espresso kiosk concept, located downtown for the past seven years. In addition to his businesses in 2013 Ryan founded the Warehouse District Business Association and was elected to the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Restaurant Association, also winning their “Active Member of the Year” award, and is currently serving as Secretary on the Executive Board for the Greater New Orleans Chapter. He is a graduate from the University of New Orleans and Holy Cross High School, and is also an alum of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program.