Ryan J. Glinn, MBA, CLTC

W3 Wealth Management, LLC

I help people manage the certainty of their future.  I enjoy understanding what truly drives my clients, the goals they have, and the adversities they face. Designing customized financial plans and coaching clients on how to execute them in the most efficient and effective manner brings me a sense of fulfillment that is difficult to put into words. I love what I do. I believe that planning – not product – is the key to successful financial outcomes. That is the W3 way. That is why I’m here, and I hope to impact this community for many years to come.

Accreditations & Education

  • Masters of Business Administration: Finance and International Business, Kent State
  • B.A. Strategic Communications, The Ohio State University
  • Certification for Long-Term Care, CLTC®
  • Holds Series 6, Series 63, and Ohio Life, Accident & Health

Hobbies & Personal Life

  • I enjoy playing basketball, fishing, spending time with family and, of course, Ohio State football.

Favorite Quote

“My biggest worry is that when I’m dead and gone, my wife will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it.” – Koos Brandt

It's Time... To Focus On Your Future

W3 Wealth Management, LLC is a total financial planning firm. And when we say total, we mean it. W3 has assembled a team of accredited advisors including certified financial planners, CPA’s, attorneys, CLU’s and ChFC’s to assure all your financial affairs are working in tandem.

Our holistic approach to wealth management puts our clients at the center of our focus, every day. Our mission is to guide you towards achieving your financial goals.

On a daily basis we practice proactive, thoughtful, and personal wealth management planning. Couple that with our integrity, expertise and experience and you’ve discovered the very core of our philosophy.

W3 has offices in Akron, Warren, Beachwood, and Columbus with clients in over 25 states. We utilize screen-sharing technology so our out of state clients receive the same service as our local clients.

Across our service to individual clients, business clients and institutional clients, W3 manages over $600 million in investment assets.

Through an in-depth discovery of your goals and current situation, we create and implement a plan to guide you toward financial success. We continue to update your plan with the inevitable changes life brings. Actively engaging in this process helps to assure the continuance of your lifestyle in retirement.

We are independently owned and not beholden to any company, product, or provider. As your financial advocate, our primary goal is to provide you with objective advice and design the optimum strategy to meet your needs.

We pride ourselves on openly communicating with our clients in good markets and bad. This way, W3 clients never feel like they are braving the financial waters (choppy or smooth) on their own. Our lives (financial and otherwise) do not exist in a vacuum. For this reason, we always welcome calls or emails to touch base about what is on your mind and how we can assist you.

Three Key Players in Investing

Three Key Players in the Investment Industry custodian financial adviser financial planner

Who do you think physically holds your investment assets? Is it the custodian, the money manager, or financial adviser? Ryan Glinn with W3 Wealth Management, answers that it is not your financial adviser. In this installment of Financial Planning 101,  Glinn discusses the three key players in the investment industry...

Breaking Down the OPERS Pension Plan

Financial Planning 101: Breaking Down the OPERS Pension Plan

When it comes to the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System, or OPERS, there are three available pension plans: Traditional, Member-Directed and Combined. The traditional pension plan is the most popular. Understanding which pension group you fall into depends on your age and years of experience. And there are multiple options...