Course Details: Investing District Funds in Today’s Challenging Times
Target Audiences: School Districts
The discussion will focus on the many factors influencing investment decisions for district treasurers during this economic crisis. Real life experiences will be the foundation of the session offering practical solutions on investing district funds.
The course content isdesignedtoeducateschooldistricttreasurersinthefundamentalsof investingfundsundertheOhioRevisedCode.Thecourseisstructuredtoprovideknowledgeonhowtobuildasuccessfulinvestmentprogram,regardlessoftheyearsin theschoolfinanceprofessionoramount/sizeofdistrictfundsavailabletoinvest.
Ryan has over 25 years of experience in the investment industry with extensive knowledge concerning fixed income markets. For the last 18 years, he has specialized in assisting public entities and other agencies with their fixed income needs. Ryan leads business development at RedTree and oversees the firm’s investment process. His dedication to delivering unmatched service is evident by the many long-standing client relationships he maintains.
Prior Experience • Baird Public Investment Advisors, Director and Portfolio Manager • Seasongood Asset Management, LLC, Chief Investment Officer • Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc., Fixed Income Portfolio Manager
Speaking Engagements Ryan speaks regularly at professional development and continuing education training events, including those offered by the Ohio Treasury’s Center for Public Investment Management (CPIM). He is a sought-after speaker on financial topics and frequently presents to industry groups across the midwestern U.S. Ryan’s speaking topics include: Economic outlook, Interest rates, Ohio Revised Code (ORC) Chapter 135 Allowable Investments, and The Federal Reserve.
Master of Business Administration, Xavier University
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Kentucky