About Ryan Atkinson
Ryan brings 25 years of Wall Street experience to Fountainhead, having held several roles throughout his career in trading and asset management. He started his career on the American Stock Exchange as an Equity Options Specialist. In 2005, he went to work for a Private Investment Fund called Balestra Capital, where he performed various functions, including risk management, macroeconomic analysis, trading, and portfolio management. His expertise covers the full range of asset classes with experience analyzing equities, fixed income, commodities, and currencies markets. After over 20 years in institutional asset management, he wanted to work with people on a more personal level, by advising individual investors. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from the University of South Carolina, along with the Financial Risk Manager designation (FRM) from the Global Association of Risk Managers, and the Certified Exit Planner designation (CExP) from the Business Enterprise Institute. Ryan lives in Warren, New Jersey, with his wife and four kids.