From day one, I have been inspired by Delray Beach. Below is a timeline of the past eight years - detailing the the many ways I have given back to our community - with our community.

Ryan Boylston in Delray Beach

2018
Feb 15

Co-Founded 1Million Cups Delray Beach

Co-Founded 1Million Cups Delray Beach

Co-founded (and host) 1Million Cups Delray Beach. A monthly meet up geared towards bringing the community together to support entrepreneur endeavors in our city.

Jan 27

FOUNDED: AdoptionU Event

FOUNDED: AdoptionU Event

Founded first collaborative workshop for adoption/fostering community. Company donated logo and website. WEBSITE

Jan 26

HOSTED: Co-Hosted DDA Fashion Week Event

HOSTED: Co-Hosted DDA Fashion Week Event

Co-hosted Downtown Development Authority’s Fashion Week Luncheon event with Suzanne Boyd. – VIDEO

2017
Dec 16

4th Annual Screen On The Green Community Movie and Toy Drive

4th Annual Screen On The Green Community Movie and Toy Drive

This year’s toys were delivered to Milagro Center in Delray Beach.

Dec 14

Celebrated 50 live Delray Morning Live Shows and 100+ guests

Celebrated 50 live Delray Morning Live Shows and 100+ guests

Kate Volman & Ryan Boylston co-created Delray Morning Live in September 2017. With a love and appreciation for the city they live and work, they were inspired to start a show featuring all of the incredible people, organizations & activities that help make a #BetterDelray.

Nov 25

Gave out 200 FREE Mimosas for Shopping Small

Gave out 200 FREE Mimosas for Shopping Small

Hosted Small Business Saturday Event and rewarded local shoppers with Mimosas at the “World Smallest Mimosa Bar.”

Sep 15

VOTED: Chair of Education Master Plan Committee

VOTED: Chair of Education Master Plan Committee

Chaired the committee that put together the first phase of our new Education Master Plan in less than 4 months. VIEW PLAN

Jul 20

HOSTED: Delray Beach Spelling Bee

HOSTED: Delray Beach Spelling Bee

Delray Beach fights summer slide with first ever ‘spellebration’

Jun 15

APPOINTED: Education Board

APPOINTED: Education Board

Appointed to Delray Beach Education Board.

May 15

WON: South Florida Business Journal’s Coolest Office Award

WON: South Florida Business Journal’s Coolest Office Award

First Delray Business and first small business to win South Florida Business Journal’s Coolest Office Award WATCH VIDEO

Apr 15

BOARD MEMBER: All Star Smiles

BOARD MEMBER: All Star Smiles

Founding board member of All Star Smiles. Giancarlo Stanton’s 501c3.

Mar 16

LAUNCHED: BetterDelray.org

LAUNCHED: BetterDelray.org

Better Delray is a voice for sustainable development, economic development, community building and forward thinking policies and ideas.

Feb 15

REAPPOINTED: Chairman of Plumosa School of the Arts Foundation Board

REAPPOINTED: Chairman of Plumosa School of the Arts Foundation Board

Jan 31

Community Conversation: Better Boulder

Community Conversation: Better Boulder

Catalyst for bringing speakers from Better Boulder to Delray Beach to speak with both our community and Chamber leaders. Event Video and Post Event Video

Jan 28

Hosted Pop-Up Art Gallery Showcase for Artists

Hosted Pop-Up Art Gallery Showcase for Artists

Hosted and coordinated one day popup art gallery and artist showcase for charity. “Stairwell Visuals”

2016
Dec 17

3rd Annual Screen On The Green Community Movie and Toy Drive

3rd Annual Screen On The Green Community Movie and Toy Drive

Nov 22

SPEAKER: Delray Reads Day

SPEAKER: Delray Reads Day

Asked to speak about the importance of community involvement in our schools at Delray Reads Day – video

Nov 15

SPEAKER: Young Professionals Association

SPEAKER: Young Professionals Association

Speaker at Young Professionals Association of Delray’s Speaker Social. Discussed what it is like to be a startup and how it is possible to grow in Delray Beach.

Oct 13

LAUNCHED: Delray Morning Live

LAUNCHED: Delray Morning Live

Delray Morning Live is a weekly 30-minute LIVE Facebook show all about Delray Beach. Every Wednesday at 8:30am over 5,000 people tune in to watch hosts Kate Volman and Ryan Boylston discuss local people, topics, businesses and events. LEARN MORE

Sep 23

DDA Board Representative at Downtown Symposium

DDA Board Representative at Downtown Symposium

Jul 13

SPEAKER: South Florida Regional Business & Finance Conference

SPEAKER: South Florida Regional Business & Finance Conference

Chosen to speak at South Florida Regional Business & Finance Conference and represent Delray Beach Small Business.

Jun 15

SPEAKER: Business Development Board Palm Beach

SPEAKER: Business Development Board Palm Beach

One of three chosen speakers for Business Development Board Palm Beach Entrepreneur Event. 360 Degree Video of my talk and article summarizing the event.

May 15

Founding Board Member of Impact 100 Mens Group

Founding Board Member of Impact 100 Mens Group

In addition to being one of the first members of Impact 100 Mens – my firm also donated the organization’s logo and print materials.

Mar 15

Voted Committee Chair: New Downtown Delray Beach Website

Voted Committee Chair: New Downtown Delray Beach Website

Lead committee for Downtown Delray Beach Website. Created request for proposal specifications, interviewed firms, and worked hand-in-hand with team to launch site on-time and under budget. WEBSITE

Jan 15

Founding Board Member – Palm Beach Tech

Founding Board Member – Palm Beach Tech

The Palm Beach Tech Association is a non-profit 501(c)6 membership association uniting and building the innovation, entrepreneurial, and technology industries throughout Palm Beach County. www.palmbeachtech.org

Jan 13

Voted Chairman of Plumosa Foundation

Voted Chairman of Plumosa Foundation

Named Chairman of Plumosa School of the Arts Foundation Board.

2015
Dec 19

2nd Annual Screen On The Green Community Movie and Toy Drive

2nd Annual Screen On The Green Community Movie and Toy Drive

Toy delivery to Nicklaus Children’s Center.

Jun 13

Donated “I am Pineapple Grove” Campaign

Donated “I am Pineapple Grove” Campaign

Designed and donated Pineapple Grove logo, banners and “I am Pineapple Grove” merchant campaign

2014
Dec 14

LAUNCHED: Screen On The Green Community Movie and Toy Drive

LAUNCHED: Screen On The Green Community Movie and Toy Drive

Oct 13

New Business of the Year Award

New Business of the Year Award

New Business of the Year Award (3 years and under) – Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce

Oct 10

Speaker: Beer Tasting with Startups

Speaker: Beer Tasting with Startups

Chosen as a speaker for an event about startups for startups.

Aug 13

Sun Sentinel “Top Workplaces for People on the Move” Award

Sun Sentinel “Top Workplaces for People on the Move” Award

Jun 10

Reappointed to Downtown Development Authority

Reappointed to Downtown Development Authority

Reappointed to Downtown Development Authority Board for second term by Commissioner Adam Frankel

Mar 13

40 Under 40 List

40 Under 40 List

Named to the 40 Under 40 List at 32. – Boca Life Magazine

2013
Nov 22

Partner in first Wedding Expo “I Do! Delray Beach”

Partner in first Wedding Expo “I Do! Delray Beach”

Received an award for my participation and donation of my team’s time.

Sep 13

Expanded Office Space and Added Jobs

Expanded Office Space and Added Jobs

With our team expanded, it was time for Woo to move into it’s third office. We chose one of Delray Beach’s oldest buildings right on Atlantic Avenue. You can still visit us there today!

Apr 24

Board Member – Plumosa School of the Arts Foundation

Board Member – Plumosa School of the Arts Foundation

Joined Plumosa School of the Arts Foundation Board.

Mar 15

Brought Black Violin to Plumosa Elementary

Part of team that brought Black Violin to Plumosa School of the Arts. Donated all marketing materials.

2012
Sep 07

Appointed to Vision 2020 Steering Committee

Appointed to Vision 2020 Steering Committee

Chosen to steering committee for City of Delray Beach Vision 2020: Future with History. LINK

Aug 01

Designed/Donated Atlantic High Uniforms

Designed/Donated Atlantic High Uniforms

Designed and donated uniforms to Atlantic High School. Made national news with “electric” design. We would continue this tradition for six consecutive years all the way up to today.

May 10

Hosted Candidate Meet & Greets

Hosted Candidate Meet & Greets

Cohosted six month Delray Beach Candidate Meet & Greet Series to bring state and county reps to Delray. Featuring Dave Aronberg, Joseph Abruzzo, Kristin Jacobs, Maria Sachs, Rick Bradshaw, and Bill Nelson

Jan 13

Top 12

Top 12

Named one of the “12 to look out for in 2012″ – Boca Life Magazine

2011
Dec 15

Founded Delray Beach Newspaper

Founded Delray Beach Newspaper

Sep 01

Golf Cart Parking!

Golf Cart Parking!

Spearheaded and Installed first golf cart parking space in Downtown Delray Beach – READ ARTICLE

Jul 01

Founded FuturisticWoo

Founded FuturisticWoo

Started consulting firm, FuturisticWoo, in Delray Beach. Worked out of the Delray Beach Library until I could afford a small space in the upstairs of The Rectory building – one of Delray’s oldest buildings.

Jun 13

Co-Named Arts Garage

Co-Named Arts Garage

One of eight Founding Board Members of the Creative City Collaborative who helped name what is now “Arts Garage.”

Jun 13

Appointed to DDA

Appointed to DDA

Youngest board member ever appointed to the Downtown Development Authority at 28. Appointment by Commissioner Tom Carney.

Jan 13

Voted Vice-Chair of PGAD

Voted Vice-Chair of PGAD

Voted Vice-Chair of Pineapple Grove Arts District Board.

2010
Jan 05

Joined Pineapple Grove Arts District Board

Joined Pineapple Grove Arts District Board

Attended several board meetings throughout Delray Beach and chose PGAD to be my first board because of it’s “can do” reputation.