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What You Don’t Know About Virginia CarMax Employee: Ryan Bartels Biography, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Family, Facebook, Instagram and More

Ryan Bartels
Ryan Bartels

Who is Ryan Bartels?

Ryan Bartels is named as the Virginia man who is reportedly accused on social media of being the anti-masker who yelled “1776!” at a woman on a New York City subway after she said she was scared in a now-viral video.

Bartels has not made a public statement confirming or denying whether he was the person in the video.

The former CarMax employee most recently lived in Richmond.

How old is Ryan Bartels?

Ryan Bartels is 27 years old as of the year 2021.

Ryan Bartels CarMAx

The incident occurred on August 15, 2021, on the Q subway train in New York City. Officials with the NYPD and the MTA have not commented about whether an investigation into the incident is ongoing.

CarMax replied to tweets that mentioned him by name, saying that they did not condone the behavior in the video and said he had not worked for them since May 2021. The company did not name Bartels in its statement but responded to people who asked whether Bartels worked for the used car dealer chain by saying:

“This individual has not worked for our company since May 2021.”

Ryan Bartels Subway

The video that went viral showed a man yelling “1776!” at a woman on the subway.

At the beginning of the video, the woman could be seen telling him that she wished he would be fined $50 for not wearing his mask. When he leaned closer he could be heard saying in a mocking tone in the woman’s face:

“I’m so afraid!” He stepped back after she said, “Please get away from me sir.”

But the video then cut briefly and returned to show him chanting “1776!” at her while shaking a fist in the air. He then points at the woman, who had stood up, “Sit, take a seat.”

When someone told him to respect his elders, he replied: “I respect freedom.”

Then he could be seen telling the person filming, “Take a seat. Sit down. Sit the f*** down. That’s right.”

The woman in the video has not been identified.

Ryan Bartels New Jersey

When the video showing a man yelling “1776!” at the woman on the subway went viral, some people on social media believed that the man might be Ryan Bartels, a former employee of CarMax.

They began tagging CarMax in posts on Twitter until CarMax finally responded. Bartels was identified as a New Jersey man, but public records connect him to Virginia, New York, Washington D.C., and South Carolina.

Ryan Bartels LinkedIn

CarMax replied to a series of tweets where one person showed a screenshot of Bartels’ deleted LinkedIn profile that listed him as a Product Manager at CarMax. This tweet was in response to a video where Bartels was identified and the person wrote: “Here’s the guy harassing people on the train today…”

According to a LinkedIn profile that is now deleted, Bartels did work at CarMax as a product manager. However, Bartels has not made a public statement confirming or denying whether or not he was the man in the video.

The profile also indicated he had also worked as a private equity associate and an investment banking analyst.

Bartels was an investment banking summer analyst at Goldman Sachs from 2014 to 2015 and worked at two other firms after college before starting his job at CarMax in 2019, according to the now-deleted LinkedIn profile.

Ryan Bartels Richmond, Virginia

Bartels attended Canisius High School in Buffalo, New York, and then graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in commerce. While at UVa, Bartels was a Ralph C. Wilson Jefferson Scholar,

According to the Jefferson Scholars Foundation alumni directory, Bartels added, “I have been a part of the Canisius rowing team for the past four years, which has played a big part in my career”.

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