Ryan was born in Woodstock and grew up in the small town of Innerkip, Ontario. He graduated from Georgian College with a business management degree from the Professional Golf Management programme. During his college years Ryan became a member of the Professional Golfer’s Association of Canada by the young age of 18. He then spent the next 19 years competing in professional golf event throughout North American, all while managing the golf operations of various Southern Ontario golf courses as Head Golf Professional. It was in the role of Head Golf Professional that Ryan honed his customer service skills and developed deep relationships with his golfing clientele.
Customer service continues to be at the root of Ryan’s success in the financial services industry. He has built his client base on strong client relations and with a client-first attitude. After 3+ years as a Freedom 55 Financial advisor Ryan was recruited by Genesis Wealth Solutions Inc. He continues to educate himself by regularly attending education seminars hosted by Advocis, Great-West Life, and others. Ryan has now set his sights set on obtaining his Certified Financial Planner® designation.
To quote Ryan: “Helping clients create wealth while minimizing risk is a passion I have. I find the creation of comprehensive Financial Plans that help clients navigate through all stages of their financial life to be extremely rewarding. I thoroughly enjoy building relationships with my clients that extend beyond the advisor-client relationship.”
Ryan currently resides in Brantford, Ontario, where he continues to enjoy the game of golf, amongst other sports and recreational activities.