Ryan Schrift, AIF®, is the Managing Director and a Financial Advisor at R.J. Schrift Private Asset Management. Ryan earned a B.A. in Accounting from the department of business and economics at Washington and Jefferson College and minored in Philosophy. He moved to Charlotte where he worked with Morgan Keegan and Company leveraging the firm’s resources to improve his clients' outcomes. Passionate about individual investors and their personal success, Ryan launched R.J. Schrift Private Asset Management in 2012. He was recognized subsequently as Entrepreneur of the Year in Gaston County. Ryan, who received his Accredited Investment Fiduciary Designation in 2011, manages individual client assets using an evidence based, hands-on, and research driven approach. Having launched his financial career on the eve of the Great Recession, Ryan has been leading individual investors through a changing economy and a changing world for over 13 years.
Ryan served two 4-year terms as a Belmont City Councilman where he directly impacted a $15,000,000 budget and strategic planning for a small City of 11,000 residents. He has been recognized on both the local and state level by the Junior Chamber of Commerce for assisting in the development of young professionals and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local non-profits. Ryan lives in Belmont, North Carolina with his two sons Ollie (7) and Lincoln (5).
In his free time he enjoys hiking, mountain biking, spending time outdoors, and serving in leadership roles throughout his community.