Ryan Airola, CFP®, Partner, is the head of William Blair's Advisor Solutions Group. Previously, he was a senior regional director covering the Upper Midwest and Southeast regions for the Advisor Solutions Group. Ryan joined William Blair in 2007 as an internal wholesaler within U.S. intermediary distribution. Before joining the firm, he was a business development manager for BT Radianz, a managed-extranet service provider to global asset managers. Earlier in his career, he was responsible for business development in the Midwest and South regions for FactSet Research Systems, a financial software provider to asset managers and institutional investment consultants. Ryan received a B.B.A. from the University of Iowa.
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