Ryan Martin

Managing Partner / Co-Owner

Ryan’s upbringing in a family of small business owners laid the foundation for his entrepreneurial journey. Ryan’s grandparents were small business owners who worked extremely hard providing for their families. Ryan was 4 years old when his parents purchased the Orange Julius in the Nampa Karcher Mall, and Ryan witnessed firsthand the dedication and hard work required for business success.

Having been surrounded by the realities of business ownership from a young age, Ryan understands the stress and sacrifices that come with the territory. At the age of 20, Ryan began his own entrepreneurial path and has remained dedicated to his journey ever since.

In 2019 Ryan and his partner, Brian Bohner, proudly purchased Laska Company which was founded by Bill Laska in 1998. Bill is still a part of the company where he serves as the Responsible Broker.  As the Co-Owner and Managing Partner at Laska Company, Ryan specializes in Business Brokerage. With a wealth of experience, he guides clients through strategic counseling and provides expert valuations, empowering them to navigate their next business endeavors with confidence. Ryan’s believes in the importance of working with a business broker who has personally experienced the challenges and responsibilities of business ownership. He understands firsthand the complexities of running a business, from managing employees and payroll to interacting with consumers while maintaining a financially sound business. Only someone who has walked in the shoes of a business owner can truly grasp the intricacies of the selling process and provide the level of support and guidance needed to successfully sell a business.

Beyond his professional ventures, Ryan and his wife, Angie, are deeply involved in the community through their ownership of Still Water Hollow Wedding and Events Center and Doodle Dog Daycare Boarding and Grooming. Their commitment to hospitality, providing good paying jobs and service shines through in their businesses, which have become integral parts of the Nampa community.

Ryan is deeply committed to serving his community and has held board positions in various organizations, including the Nampa Boys and Girls Club, Nampa Christian Schools, and is a Past President of the Nampa Lions Club. He has also contributed his leadership as a Board Member to St. Alphonsus Hospital Nampa Foundation and the Nampa Family Justice Center. Currently, Ryan sits on the Board of Directors for the Boise Rescue Mission and College of Western Idaho Foundation, continuing his mission of making a positive impact in our community.

This Confidentiality Agreement will confirm the mutual understandings of the undersigned and Laska Company (Laska) in connection with Laska providing and our receipt of information regarding the client of Laska listed below.

1. “Information” means all data, reports, records or materials obtained from Laska or the client company, which is not in the public domain, including the names, address and type of business of the client company and the knowledge that the client company may be considering a sale.
2. Information is being furnished solely in connection with the consideration of a Laska client company and shall be treated as “secret” and “confidential” and no portion of it shall be disclosed to others, except to those employees and agents of the undersigned whose knowledge of the information is required to evaluate the client company as a potential acquisition and who shall assume the same obligations as the undersigned under this Agreement. All information shall be promptly returned or destroyed, as directed by Laska or the client company.
3. It is understood that the Laska client company, as the intended party whose rights are being protected, may seek legal redress and remedies directly for any breach of this Confidentiality Agreement as if it were a party to this Agreement.
4. The undersigned agrees to not contact the Laska client company directly without prior approval of Laska.
5. It is understood that (a) Laska makes no representation or warranty as the completeness or accuracy as to any information and the financial condition of the Buyer or Seller and (b) any and all representation and warranties shall be made solely by the Laska client company and shall be set forth in a signed acquisition agreement or purchase contract and then be subject to the provisions thereof.
6. The undersigned acknowledges the responsibility to perform a due diligence review at his own cost and expense prior to any acquisition of a Laska client company. It is understood that fees or commissions paid to Laska by the client company shall not be shared or paid to any person representing the undersigned.
7. The undersigned confirms that he or she has read and understood the Agency Disclosure Brochure and understands that he or she is a “customer” and is not represented by a broker unless there is a signed written agreement for agency representation. All Laska agents represent the client company and under their fiduciary duty can only release client-approved information. You are deemed a “customer” and owed a duty of being treated honestly and fairly. The undersigned agrees Laska Company is the procuring cause in any future transaction with the client company. Any offer you make must be presented promptly to the seller through Laska Company.