Ryan Trainer is President of the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) and the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC), both of which are headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. Working with mattress manufacturers and suppliers of components and services to the mattress industry, ISPA seeks to enhance the growth, profitability and stature of the mattress industry. MRC is a non-profit corporation that ISPA established in 2013 to implement recycling laws enacted in California, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
Ryan is an attorney whose practice has spanned government service, private practice and work in the non-profit sector. Prior to joining ISPA, Ryan was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Clifford Chance. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado (Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 1978) and received his law degree from George Washington University (Juris Doctor, 1981). While in private practice, Ryan specialized in product liability, international regulatory, consumer privacy and commercial matters.