J. Ryan Dismukes

Vice President, Strategy and Continuous Improvement
Ryan Dismukes, Vice President, Strategy and Continuous Improvement

Ryan Dismukes joined Kaman Distribution Group as Vice President, Strategy and Continuous Improvement in 2016. He leads development of the group’s business strategies, business development, and the organization’s continuous improvement initiatives. Mr. Dismukes is a seasoned executive who brings twenty years of management and consulting experience to Kaman most recently at J.M. Huber Corporation, a $2 billion engineered materials company, where he served first as Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, and then as Vice President & General Manager of one of its businesses. He was Director, Corporate Strategy, for Barnes Group and earlier in his career was a management consultant with Bain & Company.

Dismukes graduated Magna Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University with an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering and Mathematics, and earned his MBA from Wharton Graduate School at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Mr. Dismukes is an instrument-rated pilot and a classical pianist. He, his wife, and daughter live in Collinsville, CT.