Ryan R. McGuire, CFP®, ChSNC®, CPWA®

Oak Wealth Advisors

Ryan R. McGuire, CFP®, ChSNC®, CPWA®

Oak Wealth Advisors

Ryan R. McGuire, CFP®, ChSNC®, CPWA®

Oak Wealth Advisors


Oak Wealth Advisors was founded to provide families with special needs members with experienced and objective financial advice and investment management services that have traditionally been available only to very wealthy families and institutions.

I first met Oak Wealth Advisors founder, Mike Walther, when Mike guest lectured about special needs financial planning in one of my financial planning classes at the University of Wisconsin. In the decade that has followed, I have taught courses at the University of Wisconsin while deepening my knowledge and experience in financial planning and wealth management. I am a CFP® practitioner. I also obtained the Certified Private Wealth Advisor® designation issued by the Investments & Wealth Institute after completing the course work at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

In addition to my personal experiences living with a sister with special needs, I have increased my technical knowledge of special needs financial planning. I earned the Chartered Special Needs Consultant®(ChSNC®) designation from the American College in 2018, and in 2020, was admitted as a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners. I also serve on the Board of Directors of Wispact, Inc., an organization that manages pooled Special Needs Trusts for over 3,000 individuals in Wisconsin.

At Oak Wealth Advisors, in addition to advising clients, I lead the innovation efforts to ensure that new opportunities for client service are implemented seamlessly to support the delivery of the best possible client experience with the firm.

Key information and disclosures about our firm and services can be found at https://oakwealth.com/form-crs-may-20-2020/.

Firm Description

Oak Wealth Advisors provides special needs planning and collaborates with other specialists and advisors to provide comprehensive advice and support to families with special needs members.

Unlike most financial services firms, we are fiduciaries.  We are obligated by law to put our clients interests first.  We do not sell insurance and we have no financial ties to any investment firms or financial products.  Therefore, our advice is independent and objective.

We take joy in assisting families in maximizing their financial opportunities and proactively planning with them for the challenges to come.  


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Monday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM


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Main Office

3330 University Ave #202
Madison, WI 53705

836 Skokie Blvd.
Northbrook, IL 60062

10808 South River Front Parkway
Suite 353
South Jordan, UT 84095

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