Ryan Brown

Regional Vice President
Cincinnati, Ohio|Detroit, Michigan|Indianapolis, Indiana|Louisville, Kentucky|New Albany, Indiana|Nashville, Tennessee|Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|Tulsa, Oklahoma|St. Louis, Missouri|Kansas City

Experience and Education

As regional vice president, Ryan oversees business development initiatives for the central region, with his primary focus on supporting Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Michigan. He also provides portfolio management services and wealth planning to individuals and families. With more than 20 years of experience in investment management, Ryan has worked with retirees from Procter & Gamble, General Electric and Kroger, to name a few.

Prior to joining Mariner Wealth Advisors, Ryan was a senior investment specialist at Charles Schwab & Company where he advised clients, customized their investment portfolios and helped them to determine an appropriate asset allocation based upon their financial needs and goals.

Ryan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from MidAmerica Nazarene University.


He was named a Five Star Wealth Manager in Cincinnati Magazine by Five Star Professional every year from 2013-2017.

Personal Interests

Ryan is Trustee on the Board of Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park where he serves on the Finance and Audit Committees and as Chair of the Planned Giving Committee. He is Trustee on the Board of The Springer School and Center and a member of the Planned Giving Committee at the Cincinnati Zoo. He is a past Trustee on the board of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Cincinnati and a past Trustee on the board of Cincinnati Union Bethel.

Ryan’s Offices

The Five Star Wealth Manager award is given by Five Star Professional. To receive the award, a wealth manager must satisfy 10 objective eligibility and evaluation criteria, including registration as an investment advisory representative, employment as a credentialed professional in the financial services industry for a minimum of five years, favorable regulatory and compliant history, firm review based on internal firm standards and accepting new clients. The award is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed in the list of Five Star Wealth Managers. The inclusion of a wealth manager on the Five Star Wealth Manager list should not be construed as an endorsement of the wealth manager by Five Star Professional or Cincinnati Magazine. To view the full disclosure and award criteria, visit: https://www.fivestarprofessional.com/public/wmresearch.

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