Billy Ryan is currently a Special Assignment Scout for the Atlanta Braves. Previously, he served as the club’s Director of Baseball Operations, overseeing the professional scouting department as well as many aspects of the Braves’ Baseball Operations. Ryan played an integral part in transforming the team’s farm system, which ultimately helped the Braves capture the 2017 National League East title. Prior to joining Atlanta, Ryan served as the Assistant General Manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks from 2010-2014. He has also worked for the Office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball and as an Area Scouting Supervisor for the Cleveland Indians.