D.J. McCallister has over 15 years of experience in business management and corporate finance. He started his first business at 22 years old and from there went on to earn his MBA at DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, with a double major in Financial Analysis and Management Information Systems. D.J. served as Senior Financial Analyst for Exelon Corporation in their Shared Services division and later as manager of ComEd’s payment processing unit. Following his work at Exelon, D.J. chose to follow a long-time passion and start Black Swan Brewpub, a small restaurant and brewery on Indianapolis’ southwest side. D.J. successfully owned and operated Black Swan for 10 years before selling the business in January 2020. In addition to his MBA, D.J. is also a Certified Management Accountant, a designation that emphasizes accounting and finance expertise as well as strategic management and business planning. At RYAN, D.J. brings his excitement for corporate finance and his experience as a business owner together to help the team advance their strategy and meet objectives.