Ryan Knaack

CEO at Galland Henning Nopak, Inc.

Ryan Knaack is President of Galland Henning Nopak, a 4th generation lower middle market manufacturer of fluid power equipment in Franklin, WI. Prior to this, Ryan was Director of Operations for Milwaukee Tool’s Imperial Blades Division in Sun Prairie. Ryan was a practicing CPA, most recently at Smith & Gesteland in Madison for a total of 12 years before going to work for one of his early stage clients, Imperial Blades. Ryan has a BBA in Accounting from UW-Madison, a Master of Accountancy from UW-Madison and an MBA in Marketing and Data Analytics from UW-Whitewater. He’s still a licensed Certified Public Accountant and also holds a Chartered Global Management Accountant certification.