Ryan Thomas, CFP®, CPA

Ryan Thomas, CFP®, CPA

Executive Director

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Muskingum University
College for Financial Planning’s CFP® Educational Program

B.A. Accounting, Business and Economics – Summa Cum Laude

Certified Public Accountant
Certified Financial Planner™ Professional
Series 65

Industry Experience
Since 1999
1999-2001 – Arthur Andersen
2001-2005 – Ernst & Young

Column Experience
Executive Director – Since 2005

Lucasville, Ohio

Carmel, Indiana

Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Greater Indiana - President (2019-2020)
Indianapolis Estate Planning Council – President (2018-2019)
National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) Leadership Council (2019-2021)

Ryan assisted with the formation of Column in 2005 after serving within Ernst & Young’s Personal Financial Services group. Ryan is the Director of Financial Planning Services for Column and also serves on Column's Management Committee and Investment Management Committee.  Ryan has served as a guest speaker on financial planning topics and has contributed to articles for several publications including The Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger's Personal Finance and US News and World Report.  Ryan resides in Carmel and loves to travel, read, and exercise in his free time.