Meet Ryan


As Chief Market Strategist at Carson Group, Ryan Detrick brings a wealth of expertise and a strong understanding of financial markets to guide the firm’s strategic investment decisions. With a proven track record of insightful market analysis and a passion for helping both advisors and clients navigate the complexities of the financial landscape, Ryan plays a pivotal role in shaping the investment strategies that drive Carson Group’s success.

Ryan’s career has been marked by a dedication to staying at the forefront of market trends and the role history plays in potential market moves. Prior to joining Carson Group, Ryan held key positions at several leading financial institutions, where he honed his skills in market analysis, risk management and portfolio optimization. His ability to distill complex market information into actionable insights has earned him recognition as a thought leader in the financial industry, including being named one of Business Insider’s 2023 Oracles of Wall Street.

A sought-after commentator, Ryan frequently shares his market perspectives through media appearances on CNBC, Fox Business, Yahoo! Finance, Bloomberg and SiriusXM, speaking engagements and written commentary. Leveraging his extensive knowledge of market trends, economic indicators, and investment opportunities, Ryan provides valuable insights that empower clients to make informed decisions in an ever-evolving financial environment.

Ryan also co-hosts a top-investing podcast, “Facts vs Feelings” alongside Carson Group colleague Sonu Varghese, VP, Global Macro Strategist. Each week they engage in insightful conversations exploring the intersection of data-driven market analysis and the human element in investment decision-making. Through “Facts vs Feelings,” Ryan reaffirms his dedication to making finance more understandable.

Originally from Springfield, Ohio, Ryan’s financial career began over 20 years ago, with more than a decade spent at Schaeffer’s Investment Research and six years at LPL Financial. He has a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, a bachelor’s degree in finance from Xavier University, and an MBA from Miami University.

Outside Carson, Ryan is a dedicated family man and sports enthusiast. A lifelong Cincinnati Bengals fan, he lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with his family, where he can often be found coaching his two boys in various sports. In his free time, Ryan enjoys traveling to new places and exploring local cuisine.


Ryan Detrick is not affiliated with Cetera Advisor Networks, LLC.