Hi! I'm Ryan
Just your friendly neighborhood marketing queer
Thank you for stopping by! My name is Ryan Dillon and tOBC is my brainchild. I'm a marketing professional and psychotherapist who has a passion for helping healing professionals start, grow, or manage their own brands and businesses.
I'm a storyteller and story collector by nature and I love connecting with people on all levels. That's how I found myself getting my first Master's degree in counseling, becoming a therapist, and opening my own private practice. I specialize in healthy identity development and I primarily work with members of the Queer community and other marginalized communities.
After opening my practice, I discovered something. I loved building a business. Developing a brand was just like developing an identity. It has to be authentic to speak to people and for them to want to work with you. So I started teaching new therapists how to do just that.
After a couple of years, I decided I wanted to make this my new career. So, I applied and got accepted into a program at Northwestern University that teaches the holistic connection of art, science, and storytelling in marketing.
And here I am today!
I am a proud queer individual and I have a passion for working with other members of marginalized communities.
I believe in Black Lives Matter and stand with all BIPOC. I work every day to recognize and challenge my own privilege and to help dismantle white supremacy.
All the work that I do is based on this premise.