Ryan Smith is a Senior Lead Advisor for Venturi Private Wealth. Ryan provides investment advice and wealth management strategies to individuals, foundations, endowments and family offices. His passion is connecting his client’s long-term goals with near term investment and structure decisions.

Ryan started his career in Chicago with one of the largest independently owned investment consulting firms in the U.S., Callan Associates. He spent the next two decades serving clients within the financial services industry. Ryan served as a Senior Vice President and Senior Client Advisor within Texas Capital Bank’s Private Wealth Group and most recently, as a Client Advisor at Luther King Capital Management, an independent investment advisory firm overseeing over $20 billion in client assets.

Ryan has a passion for mentoring fatherless boys and recently helped launch a new inner-city campus for HOPE Farm, a leadership program for at-risk, fatherless boys. He also serves on the boards of the Dallas Leadership Foundation and OmniCounts, a privately-owned retail inventory technology business.

Ryan grew up in Dallas and attended Jesuit College Preparatory School. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL and an M.B.A. from the Cox School of Business at SMU in Dallas.

He and his wife, Carrie, live in Dripping Springs along with their three children, three King Charles Cavaliers, and many other pets. Ryan is active in the CrossFit community and loves the outdoors, especially Rocky Mountain National Park.