Ryan joined WST in 2022 as Research Associate & Trader. In his role, he provides research to support the firm’s Multi-Cap investment strategy and supports the development of investment proposals and custom portfolio analysis. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a Senior Financial Analyst for Rowe Furniture where he focused on strategic planning and leading pricing initiatives, and held the role of Financial Analyst with Lawrence Companies, a mid-market diversified transportation firm.
Born and raised in Blacksburg, Virginia, Ryan relocated to Roanoke where he received his Bachelor’s degree from Roanoke College. He has passed all three levels of the CFA program. In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors (hiking/running/biking), exercising with his two dogs, watching and playing soccer, or rooting for his favorite hockey team, the Washington Capitals.