Ryan Pakzad joined Tobias Financial Advisors in June 2019 and serves as a Portfolio Analyst, assisting in client portfolio analysis, trading, and investment research. He plans to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst professional designation and is an Associate Member in the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA).

Ryan graduated with an undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the Florida State University and has a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Florida Atlantic University. As an active member of the Florida State Student Government, Ryan was a senator within the Legislative Branch in the 66th Student Senate, representing the voice of the student body on a variety of issues. As a member of the Finance Committee, Ryan aided in the allocating and distributing of funds to recognized student organizations for the betterment of the FSU community.

Before joining Tobias, Ryan worked in Broward Health’s finance department and was a member of the Lean/Six Sigma project that helped reduce billing holds and minimize account denials through a deeper analysis of reimbursement situations, medical necessity, insurance policies and contractual agreements. This experience exposed Ryan to the joys of helping others and fueled his passion for helping families achieve their personal and financial goals.

In his free time Ryan likes to spend time outdoors, snorkel, play sports, and hopelessly cheer on the Miami Dolphins.