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Ryan A. Brown, CFP®

Ryan A. Brown, CFP®

Managing Partner

  • Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) certification
  • FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses
  • Life, Health, and Variable insurance license

Ryan joined AXA Advisors in 2002 after graduating from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance and Banking. In 2004, AXA Advisors awarded Ryan the title of Retirement Benefits Specialist - Tax Sheltered Plans; as a member of the Retirement Benefits Group, he focused on retirement planning for educational and non-profit organizations and businesses. In 2008, he completed the Certified Financial Planner™ certification. In 2014, he obtained the Retirement Planning Specialist title from AXA Advisors following his receipt of a Certificate in Retirement Planning from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Ryan enjoys helping clients prioritize their financial strategies and develop goal-based solutions. “It’s all about having a meaningful conversation, identify potential problems, then implement and monitor solutions to help clients reach their goals,” he says.

An active member of his lifelong community, Ryan is highly involved in several organizations, member – Saint Nicholas Parish Community, board member of the O'Fallon Township High School Endowment Fund and he is also a proud alumnus of Sigma Chi Fraternity, Xi Xi Chapter.

Ryan and his wife, Tracy, live in Lebanon, Illinois, with their daughters.


The named individual offers securities offered through Equitable Advisors, LLC (NY, NY 212-314-4600), member FINRA, SIPC (Equitable Financial Advisors in MI & TN), offers Investment advisory products and services offered through Equitable Advisors, LLC, an SEC-registered investment advisor and offers annuity and insurance products through Equitable Network, LLC. Equitable Network conducts business in CA as Equitable Network Insurance Agency of California, LLC, in UT as Equitable Network Insurance Agency of Utah, LLC, in PR as Equitable Network of Puerto Rico, Inc. Equitable Advisors and Equitable Network are affiliated companies and do not provide tax or legal advice. Trailhead Capital Management Group, LLC is not a registered investment advisor and is not owned or operated by Equitable Advisors or Equitable Network. Retirement Planning Specialist title awarded by Equitable Advisors, based upon receipt of a Certificate in Retirement Planning from the Wharton School of Business. Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements. Retirement Benefits Group is a specialized division of Equitable Advisors, LLC (Equitable Financial Advisors in MI & TN). Representatives may transact business, which includes offering products and services and/or responding to inquiries, only in state(s) in which they are properly registered and/or licensed. Your receipt of this e-mail does not necessarily indicate that the sender is able to transact business in your state.

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