Meet Our Founder

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Ryan Garnto


Ryan A. Garnto is the President and Founder of Garnto Financial Group and a Financial Advisor with Eagle Strategies LLC. With over ten years in the business, Ryan provides personalized and strategic advice to help his clients meet their current and future goals.

Born and raised in Southeast Georgia, Ryan attended Pinewood Christian Academy and then went on to attend college at Georgia Southwestern State University, graduating in 2013 with a degree in Business Management. Following college, Ryan started his career in the financial services industry as an advisor with New York Life.

Ryan is an active member in the local community and is Vice President of the GSW Alumni Association Board. He is a 2022 graduate of Leadership Albany, and is also an active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church where he serves on the session.

Ryan married his college sweetheart Merrit in 2015 and they have two boys, Andrew (4) and Grady (2). In his spare time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family, golfing with friends, participating in the occasional quail hunt, and cheering for the Georgia Bulldogs.