The Compass Wealth Group

  • Jess Ryan, CFP®, AIF®



Jess Ryan is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner, an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and has been a financial advisor since 2011. Jess is a fifth generation Wyoming native and graduated from the University of Wyoming. CFP® professionals must complete thousands of hours of professional experience related to the financial planning process prior to earning the right to use the CFP® certification marks. Jess earned the AIF® Designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies in 2016. The AIF® Designation certifies he has specialized knowledge of fiduciary standards of care and their application to the investment management process.

Jess is a frequent instructor for Laramie County Community College’s Life Enrichment Programs where he teaches retirement income planning, tax management, and investment strategies. He also provides financial literacy programs for the Laramie County Library 2 Business program, local businesses, and non-profit organizations.

Jess is an avid community volunteer serving as Co-Chair of the United Way of Laramie County 2021 Annual Campaign and as Chair of the Cheyenne Chamber Business Council. He has also served on the Steering Committee for Leadership Cheyenne and as a board member of CASA of Laramie County, the Kiwanis Club of Cheyenne, K9s for Mobility, and the United Way of Laramie County.

Jess is an avid fly fisherman and was a guide in Saratoga Wyoming while attending college at the University of Wyoming. He is also a very amateur gardener. His family includes his wife, local Cheyenne native Dr. Danielle Ryan, and their rescue dog, Jack Russel/Miniature Pincher/Dachshund mix, Tuni.