Ryan Mack has a life mission to build and develop a durable financial empire geared towards educating his community and beyond. In addition to being a financial advisor for his own firm (Optimum Capital Management) working with many prominent clients across the U.S., through his nonprofit, he charitably lends his support to communities of all demographics by coordinating workshops and creating economic empowerment initiatives that teach the principles of understanding the power of financial literacy. Fortune 500 corporations including: Microsoft, National Basketball Association, Goldman Sachs, and Deutsche Bank, unions, churches, government-subsidized housing communities, nonprofits, and especially colleges and universities such as Harvard, Florida A&M, and Princeton, and Columbia, have benefited from the financial workshops/programs he has developed.
As a renowned public speaker he has provided keynote presentations to organizations across the country. Whether he is counseling a group of doctors at a convention or on Rikers Island providing a free course, Ryan Mack’s comprehensive, exciting approach to teaching economic empowerment to all income levels has generated a level of much needed interest in a volatile economy.
He can be regularly viewed on television networks such as GMTV, CNBC, CNN, Thomson Reuters, Wendy Williams and BET discussing economic/social issues that impact American citizens. Ryan has also been profiled in Tavis Smiley's Covenant and Action, co-authored a book with Kevin Powell entitled The Black Male Handbook, and authored his own book entitled Living in the Village: Build Your Financial Future and Strengthen Your Community.
He was featured in Black Enterprise Magazine & NV Magazine, received the top 40 under 40 business achievement award from The Network Journal and received Tom Joyner's "Hardest Working Financial Advisor Award"because of his efforts to empower the community with the crucial life skills of financial literacy.