Ryan Warwick not only invests privileged clients’ money, he also invests his personal time and money to provide medical attention to underprivileged people in his community and around the world.
By day, he’s an investment adviser for Rathbone, McReynolds & Daly Investment Consulting of Wachovia Securities. In that role, he manages the relationship and portfolios of clients ranging from wealthy individuals to corporations, foundations, and nonprofits.
By night, he sits on the board of the Genesis World Mission and the Garden City Community Clinic. He accepted a board position after he joined his wife, Shannon, on a medical mission to Bangalore, India. The mission was a joint effort between Calvary Chapel and Genesis World Mission.
While in India, he learned of a practice of placing burned hands in cow dung to fight infection – something that made the infections even worse. He saw opportunities to help people save lives simply providing modern medical treatments and establishing healthy environments.
He said he didn’t see many people smiling in India, and that simply touching someone was rare.
“These are people who are normally not touched by others,” Warwick said. “Patients would often comment, ‘You touched us. Our own doctors don’t even touch us because of our caste.” (Caste refers to a Hindu social class separated from others by hereditary, professional or financial differences)/
Warwick got his start with Rathbone, McReynolds & Daly as an intern while completing business administration and accounting degrees at Northwest Nazarene University. He is now a CPA, a chartered financial analyst and an accredited asset management specialist.
He gives back to his community by providing financial and budget counseling to those in difficult situations.
“Each day, I have the ability to impact lives around me,” he said. “I am driven by this opportunity and when all is said and done, I hope to be someone who gave more than I took.”
Idaho Business Review recognizes 40 accomplished men and women younger than 40. Past recipients score applicants on a 1-to-5 scale in four categories: professional accomplishments, leadership skills, community involvement and long-term goals. The 40 with the highest total scores are the year’s honorees.