Ryan has earned the AIF® designation. Attainment of the Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation demonstrates his commitment to putting his client's interests first.
Ryan grew up in Ohio and moved to Florida in 1981. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he earned the Scholar-Athlete Award for his studies in Business & Finance while starting at third base for UNC's 1989 College World Series baseball team.
After college, his grandfather encouraged him to pursue a career in professional golf. Ryan's drive, dedication and commitment resulted in playing 14 years on the PGA Tour competing against the best players in the world; including Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Nick Faldo, Fred Couples and Tiger Woods.
In 2008 Ryan transitioned his career to utilize his college degree in financial services. Today he is an experienced financial advisor focusing on investment management, retirement income planning, insurance, and estate transfer strategies. The opportunity to help others develop financial strategies to achieve their goals is a career he deeply enjoys.
Ryan and his wife Angela have a Labrador Retriever named Mandy. He still enjoys golf, playing tennis, snow skiing and is involved with several charities including Place of Hope, St. Jude's, and The First Tee.
He has earned Best In Class honors and ACE Honors each year he's been at JHFN. He's also been asked to speak at national industry conferences, radio shows and colleges.