Co-Founder & Portfolio Manager

Ryan Nelson, CFA

About Ryan Nelson, CFA

As a pivotal figure at RedTree, Ryan assumes a leadership role in business development, steering the firm’s investment process.

Experience & Education

Prior to co-founding RedTree, Ryan’s work included positions at Baird Public Investment Advisors, Seasongood Asset Management, Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.

Master of Business Administration, Xavier University
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Kentucky
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)®

Career Advice

Build your network and don’t burn bridges.

Ideal 3-Day Weekend

Hiking and enjoying time getting lost in the woods.

Someone I Admire

A person who overcomes challenges to make a better life for themselves and others.


Puzzling and spending time with my two amazing daughters.

Favorite Restaurant

Any Mexican restaurant or my Mom’s kitchen.