Ryan Brown

Ryan Brown

CFP®

Retirement Planning Specialist

Ryan Brown, Partner


Ryan joined Equitable Advisors in 2002 after graduating from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance and Banking. Ryan holds the Certified Financial Planner™ certification.

In 2004, Equitable Advisors awarded Ryan the title of Retirement Benefits Specialist - Tax Sheltered Plans; as a member of the Retirement Benefits Group, he focuses on retirement planning for educational and non-profit organizations and businesses.

In 2014, Ryan joined Evergreen Wealth Strategies as a Partner. He also obtained the Retirement Planning Specialist title from Equitable Advisors following his receipt of a Certificate in Retirement Planning from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Ryan enjoys helping clients realize that attaining financial security is within their reach. “It's all about identifying the problem, assessing consequences, implementing the plan – and then enjoying your independence,” he says.

An active member of his lifelong community, Ryan is highly involved in several charitable causes:

  • Charter Member of The Rotary Club of O'Fallon Sunrise- Paul Harris Fellow

  • Board Member of the O'Fallon Township High School Endowment Fund

  • He is also a proud alumnus of Sigma Chi Fraternity, Xi Xi Chapter.

Ryan and his wife, Tracy, live in O'Fallon, Illinois, with their daughters Ava, Ally, and Andie.


CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP (with flame logo)® are certification marks owned by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. These marks are awarded to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.


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