Professional

Calling oneself a professional doesn't really make one a professional. As a Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Advisor, professionalism is defined not only by the measure of one's experience, education and accreditation, but by one's character and professional standard of practice in supporting clients as a trusted financial expert.

Through personal commitment, professional associations, accreditations and continuing education, Ryan George has worked hard to establish a reputation as a respected professional and to gain the trust of his clients. Please take a moment to review Ryan's experiences and accomplishments.


Designations

CFP® CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™

Bringing all the pieces of your financial life together is a challenging task. Today, more than ever, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals are an essential resource. From budgeting, to planning for retirement, to saving for education, to managing your insurance coverage. “Finances” doesn’t mean just one thing for most Americans — and “financial planning” means much more than just investing.

CFP® professionals have completed extensive training and experience requirements and are held to rigorous ethical standards. They understand the complexities of the changing financial climate and and will make recommendations in your best interest.

CLU® Chartered Life Underwriter®

The CLU® is the premier designation for insurance professionals. Launched in 1927, the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) is the insurance profession's oldest standard of excellence. Today, it continues to be the credential for practitioners who desire to provide their clients with the security of life insurance and risk management. Since its inception, tens of thousands of financial services professionals have obtained this prestigious designation. With particular emphasis placed on ethics and commitment to clients, the CLU® has earned a distinguished reputation backed by security and stewardship.

RICP® Retirement Income Certified Professional®

A properly planned retirement can be the difference between years of hardship and years of relaxation. As a retirement income planner, it’s my responsibility to provide my clients with the guidance needed to make fruitful decisions that can support you and your families in the long run.

Offered exclusively through The American College, the RICP® designation involves completing three in–depth courses covering the full retirement planning process.


Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Economics and Management
  • Northwest Missouri State University

Awards and Recognition

 

Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 2007-2008

MDRT is the premier association of financial professionals. MDRT status designation is granted for one year and members must apply every year to continue their affiliation with the MDRT

 

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Quality Award 2011-2015

Award recognizing commitment to excellence in service to clients and industry

 

National Quality Award 2003, 2007-2010

Award recognizing persistency and performance

 

National Sales Achievement Award 2009

Award recognizing performance

Ascend Wealth Management

Ryan T George, CFP®, CLU®, RICP®, CPWA®
Founder and Principal


Ascend Wealth Management

 

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