Born and raised in Richmond, Ryan is a graduate of the CFP® program at Virginia Tech where he spent much of his time volunteering with Young Life. After graduation, Ryan joined IECS (International English & Cultural Studies) and moved to Baoding, China to be a missionary and English teacher. There, Ryan built relationships with students and other teachers, learned Mandarin, and met his wife, Sarah.
After returning home, Ryan decided to pursue a career as a Financial Advisor with Virginia Asset Management. Ryan is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional, focusing his practice on helping businesses and families by offering advice in the areas of personal financial planning, risk management, investment management, business succession, and executive/key employee retention strategies. His aim is to help provide his clients with a sense of security and distinct purpose over their financial decision-making.
In his spare time, Ryan enjoys nature photography, cooking, road biking, and spending quality time with his family, especially his nephews! He also enjoys watching the Green Bay Packers and his beloved Virginia Tech Hokies.