Ryan Brown

Regional Vice President & Senior Wealth Advisor
 Cleveland, Ohio|
 Indianapolis, Indiana|
 Kansas City|
 Louisville, Kentucky|
 Nashville, Tennessee|
 New Albany, Indiana|
 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
 St. Louis, Missouri|
 Tulsa, Oklahoma|

Experience and Education

Ryan oversees business development initiatives across the country. His primary focus is working closely with local offices and wealth advisors to ensure appropriate resources are used to help meet clients’ goals, objectives and needs.

He works closely with leadership and consultants from referral partners that use Mariner Wealth Advisors for complex planning and investment solutions. He develops presentations and speaks on various topics such as comprehensive wealth planning, income and estate tax strategies, business succession planning, insurance solutions, and investment alternative strategies.

Ryan also provides portfolio management services and wealth planning to high-net-worth individuals and families. With more than 20 years of experience in investment management and financial planning, Ryan has worked with retirees from Procter & Gamble, General Electric and Kroger, to name a few.

Prior to joining Mariner Wealth Advisors, he was a senior investment specialist at Charles Schwab & Company where he advised clients and customized their investment portfolios.

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 also serves as 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, past Trustee on the board of Cincinnati Union Bethel, and past Trustee on the Board of the Springer School and Center.

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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