Going Above & Beyond
The Affinity Wealth Partners team was thoughtfully built to meet the full wealth management needs of your entire family. Going above and beyond, our friendly team prides itself on delivering personalized service and attention to detail that’s second to none.
By developing deep, meaningful relationships with clients like you, we’re driven to be helpful in as many aspects of your life as possible. Going far beyond rates of return, we get to know all the complexities of your life and happily provide professional guidance to help you navigate those challenges.
You’ve worked hard to achieve success for your family, and we’re proud to be the trusted financial stewards who give you the freedom to focus on what matters most in your life.
Meet the Team
Ryan C. Patterson, AAMS®
Senior Financial Advisor, RJFS,
Managing Partner, Affinity Wealth Partners
With 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Ryan acts as investment strategy manager for Affinity Wealth Partners, overseeing our clients’ investment strategies and asset allocation. He finds great fulfillment in utilizing his knowledge to distill complex information into sound guidance, and enjoys keeping up with the ever-changing market on our clients’ behalf so they can move toward the future with financial confidence. As an Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSM, Ryan has completed coursework encompassing investments, insurance, tax, retirement and estate planning issues.
Ryan began his career in 1999 as an intern at A.G. Edwards, later becoming a financial advisor trainee while at Morgan Stanley. In 2005, Ryan became a partner while at Merrill Lynch and joined Raymond James alongside the Affinity Wealth Partners team in 2017. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Missouri State University.
Ryan has served on several community charity boards and committees and attends church locally with his family. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, listening to podcasts and exploring the world with his family. He and his wife, Lacy, live in Nixa with their children, Courtney, Caiden, Grace and Cameron.
– Nicholas Sparks
“Sometimes the most ordinary things can be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people.”