Ryan T. Carey,
has over ten years of experience providing professional services to
a wide variety of individual and business clients. Ryan is a licensed attorney
in Colorado, Minnesota, and Iowa and is admitted to United States Tax Court. He
is a graduate of Tax Program at the Northwestern University School of Law
where he earned an LL.M. (Master of Laws) degree.
combination of legal training and business acumen
enables him to provide expert legal, tax, business, accounting, and
financial advice to clients. His practice focuses primarily on
estate planning, tax law, and general business planning.
earned a Juris Doctor degree at The University of Iowa College of Law.
Ryan spent nine months studying American, British, European, and International
law in London, England. He spent time in the English courts as a pupil to
English barrister Ian Wade. Ryan also holds a Masters of Business Administration degree
(Entrepreneurship track) from the University of Colorado at Denver and a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Accounting and
Finance from Iowa State University.
Work experience includes over three years as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
at HVS Hotel Management. During Ryan's tenure, HVS was transformed from
a start-up enterprise into a
"Top 100" hotel management company managing 21 hotels
and resorts in 9 states and Mexico. Annual revenues were approximately
$15 million on assets valued at approximately $50 million.
Ryan obtained his Certified Public Accountant license while
working as an auditor at Ernst & Young, LLP, a "Big Four" accounting firm.
Other relevant work experience includes hotel appraisals and consulting
completed at HVS International, where Ryan was a Consulting & Valuation
Analyst. He was an accountant for Centura Health where
he was assigned to special projects that included preparing account
reconciliations which were several years in arrears, assisting with
accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and system conversions.
Ryan has been involved in numerous successful entrepreneurial
ventures including a landscaping company, a real estate investment
management company, and investment property ownership entities.