by Jasmine Batchelor
January 28, 2020
Chief Operating Officer, Silver State Health Insurance Exchange,
State of Nevada
Ryan High joined the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange as the Chief Operations Officer in October of 2016. Ryan came to the Exchange after two years at the City of Reno working on strategic initiatives and performance measures in the city manager’s office. Prior to the City of Reno, Ryan spent six years at the Nevada Secretary of State’s office where he held the position of Help America Vote Act (HAVA) Administrator overseeing the state’s statewide voter registration list and voting machine contract before being appointed Deputy Secretary for Operations. As Deputy Secretary for Operations, Ryan’s primary responsibilities were supervising the finance and IT departments where he was responsible for managing the office’s biennial budget and IT projects. Ryan has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Loyola University in Maryland, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of the District of Columbia School of Law. Additionally, Ryan completed the State of Nevada’s Certified Public Manager’s program in 2013.