Robert C. Ryan is the principal owner and Financial Consultant of Ryan Wealth Management, a registered investment advisor firm. With over two decades of experience in financial planning and asset management, Rob has guided hundreds of investors, from California to New Hampshire, on a path to financial security since joining the firm in 1996. A perceptive and experienced advisor, Rob understands clients’ concerns and skillfully breaks down complicated financial matters into easily understood terms.
As the son of a retirement specialist, Rob grew up having dinner conversations about finances, so at an early age, he understood the importance of managing money and planning for the future. Rob received his bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and holds investment series 7, 63, and 66 licenses, CA Insurance Lic. #0C05959, and life and long-term care insurance licenses.
Rob later joined the Navy and graduated as a top student in flight school. He logged more than 2,000 hours of flight time, including flying the F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter and flying several combat missions over Iraq. And finished his Navy flying career as a fighter pilot instructor working for an aggressor squadron assisting Top Gun. Flying in the U.S. Navy, he honed essential skills— discipline, patience, and perspective—that have guided his professional life as a financial advisor. His ability to create and execute well-designed plans while exercising patience and keeping calm in a chaotic environment has been key to his and numerous clients’ success.
Rob has contributed to several successful books about financial security, including Becoming Seriously Wealthy, 27 Principles Every Investor Should Know, and The Wealth Solution.
He is a retired Naval Commander who currently enjoys flying, sailing, adventure racing, and raising two boys. Rob’s history has included being an active volunteer in his community and a Boy Scout leader, and he has sat on several local organizational boards. Rob belongs to the Rotary Club of Yuba City, the Aviation Pilots and Owners Association, the Presidio Yacht Club, and the Support Animal Rescue group.