Elder Ryan K. Olsen was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2022. At the time of his call, he had been serving as a member of the Twelfth Quorum of the Seventy in the Utah Area.
Elder Olsen has served in several Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Argentina Resistencia Mission, stake mission president, high councilor, bishop, stake president, counselor in a ward Young Men presidency, president of the Uruguay Montevideo West Mission from 2016 to 2019, and Area Seventy.
Elder Olsen received a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from the University of Utah. He worked in a variety of business fields. He worked as area president of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. until his call as a mission president in 2016. At the time of his call as a General Authority, he was working as area senior vice president of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Ryan Kirk Olsen was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on October 11, 1974. He married Julie Darrington in 1998. They are the parents of four children.