Christopher S. Ryan | CFA, CEO, Investment Advisor

chris ryan CFA, CEO, Financial Advisor ryan investmentsChris founded Ryan Investments in 2001 and is responsible for creating iFolios®, an active allocation and trend-following strategy used by the firm to manage client portfolios. He splits his responsibilities between CEO and Investment Advisor, and is a member of the Investment Committee. His previous experience includes 4 years as Sr. Portfolio Manager with NationsBank Private Client Group (Dallas), 5 years as Sr. Vice President with Merrill Lynch (Boulder/Aspen), and 4 years with Ernst & Young as a Senior Valuation Analyst (Denver/Dallas).

Chris earned his B.S. in Finance and M.S. in Accounting from the University of Colorado – Boulder, and holds designations including CPA (Certified Public Accountant – Colorado) and CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst). He currently serves on the Executive Committee of Aspen Public Radio, has served on the Pitkin County Financial Advisory Board, and is a current member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Colorado.

Travis Van Domelen | CFP, Portfolio Manager

Travis Van Domelen

Travis came to Ryan Investments in 2019 as Portfolio Manager. Travis’ primary duties include daily monitoring of portfolio positions versus the firm’s iFolios model allocations, observing market trends in relation to our proprietary trading signal, and executing trades as necessary. Travis brings two years of portfolio management experience from his position at First Western Trust Bank in Aspen.

Travis is a rare Aspen native and loves his hometown. He earned his B.S. in Finance from Montana State University and holds his CFP (Certified Financial Planner) designation. To balance out his bio, he’s a member of the Aspen ski-gang, The Freaks, which is appropriate if you’ve ever seen his big-air skiing.

Sarah J. Dogbe | Account Manager

Sarah J. Dogbe account manager

Sarah joined Ryan Investments in 2006 as Account Manager and is responsible for opening and maintaining portfolio accounts, reconciling and reporting, and provides support to Investment Advisors and Portfolio Managers.  She has expertise in Black Diamond, Junxure, and QuickBooks. Her previous experience includes 2 years as a Personal Banker and Loan Processor at Timberline Bank (Aspen), 2 years as Concierge at the St. Regis Hotel (Aspen), and 1 year as Account Manager with Summit Consulting Group (Chicago).

Sarah earned her B.S. in Marketing and Spanish from Iowa State University – Ames.  She served on the board of Lucky Day Animal Rescue for 7 years, and continues to volunteer with local and national non-profits.

Casey Livingston | Account Manager

Casey LivingstonCasey Livingston joined Ryan Investments in 2019 and serves as Account Manager, assisting the firm as liaison to the firm’s custodian, Charles Schwab, as well as assisting with compliance in this federally regulated industry. Her previous experience includes 3 years as a Medical Editor in Philadelphia, 5 years as an MRI and Surgery Scheduler at Aspen Orthopaedics, and is a longtime freelance print editor.

Casey earned a B.A. in English from Villanova University. She serves on the board of the Basalt Education Foundation. Casey keeps busy with her young family, and she enjoys skiing, fly fishing, travel, and bee keeping.

Andrew, Sarah, Chris, Annie and Maggie | Community Service

The Ryan Investments team working their Adopt a Highway section of Independence Pass.