Ryan Hertz, MSW
President & CEO
Since assuming leadership of SOS in May of 2010, Ryan Hertz and his team have expanded the organization’s scope to encompass emergency shelter, rental assistance, affordable housing development, supportive service solutions, and crowdfunding technologies that have contributed to thousands of displaced people getting back on their feet and finding a renewed sense of purpose. Ryan strives to build meaningful relationships with those eager to help realize our agency’s vision for all people throughout Metro Detroit to have a place to call home within a mutually supportive and caring community. Ryan also serves as Board President for Spero Housing Group and the Alliance for Housing; as Board Chair for the Lathrup Village DDA and Chabad of Greater Downtown Detroit; and as a Commissioner for BBYO Michigan Region. He lives in Huntington Woods with his wife and son, and loves making music, traveling, and learning Chassidus.