Ryan Frost is a managing director of Reason Foundation's Pension Integrity Project.

Frost contributes to Reason's ongoing Gold Standard In Public Retirement System Design series, produced an in-depth analysis of the Arizona PSPRS pension systems, and presented testimony before the Michigan House Appropriations Committee, among others.

Ryan's work has been published in various outlets, including The Orange County Register, and cited by The Center Square, The Tennessee Star, and the National Association of State Retirement Administrators.

Before joining Reason, Frost spent seven years as the senior research and policy manager for the Washington State Law Enforcement Officers' and Fire Fighters' Retirement System (LEOFF 2), a plan that is nationally recognized for its exceptional funding level. Frost conducted multiple pension studies for the Washington State Legislature. He also drafted and testified on six pieces of adopted legislation affecting LEOFF 2 members, including a first-of-its-kind annuity rollover provision for defined-benefit plans.

Frost earned his B.A. in politics and government from Pacific Lutheran University and a Certificate of Achievement in Public Plan Policy (CAPPP) from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.

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