Ryan Canfield, AIF®
Partner and Advisor
Ryan has been a valued financial advisor for over 9 years. He works with many individuals and families to pursue their short and long-term financial objectives. He has built a solid practice by caring deeply for his clients and helping them pursue their goals and dreams through financial planning.
When Ryan was young, he had an impactful experience that motivated his interest in helping families with their finances. Ryan has a brother named Derek who has special needs. When they were young, his parents received poor advice from a financial person that caused his brother to lose his eligibility for a government program. This experience drives him to keep learning and work hard every day for his clients, so he can help them make well-informed decisions.
Ryan graduated from York College of Pennsylvania in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. While at school, he gained a great opportunity to intern with a very successful advisor. This gave him a jump start in his career as a financial advisor by acquiring valuable knowledge and experience. He acquired his securities license in 2011 and in 2015, he won the Central Penn Business Journal's "40 under 40" award1. Ryan’s focus on financial planning, helped him build a solid list of dedicated clients. In 2017, he helped start Willowbranch Financial Group with Partners, Brad Paul and CathyOrwan (Retired).
Ryan currently holds his Series 7 and 66 licenses through LPL Financial. He is also licensed to sell annuities, life, long-term care, and disability insurance. Click here for a full list of services.
In his personal life, Ryan keeps busy with three young children and his wife, Katie. They just welcomed Paisley Rae in April 2022! She joins her big brother, Blake and sister Lainey. When Ryan isn’t changing diapers, he’s probably coaching Blake in baseball, or playing with Lainey and Paisley. He’s very active in sports, hiking, golf, and loves his Baltimore Ravens!
Ryan serves on the Board for West Shore Young Professionals. He’s the former President of Mechanicsburg Chamber. He volunteers with Caitlin’s Smiles and supports many other causes through donation and sponsorships.
1The Forty Under 40 awards recognize Central PA’s leaders who are under the age of 40 based on their professional accomplishments, community service and commitment to inspiring change. They are selected by an outside panel of judges that includes previous winners.