Ryan Clive-Smith, CFP®

Vice President,
Wealth Management Advisor
Ryan Clive-Smith, CFP<sup>®</sup>

Ryan is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® and brings over 22 years of investment experience to his role as Wealth Management Advisor. He specializes in helping clients navigate and connect with the right specialists within First American Trust’s deep bench of intellectual capital.

Ryan started his career as a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley where he and his team specialized in sophisticated financial and tax planning for wealthy clients. He later co-founded Ibis Capital where he served as Chief Revenue Officer followed by serving as Director of Business Development at Centura Wealth Advisory where he was in charge of purchasing financial advisory practices.

Ryan earned his Bachelor’s and MBA degrees while on a full track and cross country scholarship from Kansas State University. His leadership, asset management experience, and relationships among financial advisors and his clients is what makes him a valuable part of the community and a trusted advisor at First American Trust.

Ryan grew up in South Africa and became a US citizen in 2006. He is married with two daughters and enjoys an active, outdoor, family focused life in San Diego.