Ryan Nelson


Alchemy Wealth Management

Owner, Chief Financial Planner

Ryan Nelson


Alchemy Wealth Management

Owner, Chief Financial Planner

It is my privilege to build relationships with the spectacular people who live in our community. My greatest reward is seeing friends and community members accomplish their financial goals. As your personal Financial Advisor, I will be singularly dedicated to helping you make informed, confident, and financially-sound decisions. - Ryan Nelson, MBA

Alchemy Wealth Management is a Fee-Only financial planning firm in Reno, Nevada. We provide investment management, tax planning, and retirement solutions to physicians, doctors, and healthcare professionals.

Ryan Nelson is the Founder and Chief Financial Planner at Alchemy Wealth Management .  Alchemy Wealth Management is a fee only financial planning firm in Reno, Nevada, that provides investment management, tax planning, and retirement solutions to physicians, doctors, and healthcare professionals. As a fee-only, fiduciary, and independent financial advisor, Ryan Nelson is never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice.

As a Northern Nevada native Ryan Nelson has built a successful financial advisory practice in Reno, Nevada working for one of the countries largest broker dealers. Discovering that he could better serve his clients, the way they want to be served,he began an independentfee-only advisory firm which elects to always operate as a fiduciary for its clients. This was the birth of Alchemy Wealth Management.

Ryan views it as each of our responsibilities to be active and forward-thinking member of our community. Ryan currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Northern Nevada RAVE Family Foundation, a nonprofit that provides respite care to families of children with disabilities. He also serves as a Director of the Board for the Reno Tahoe Young Professionals Network. He is a founding member and current Vice President of Battle Born Business Networking and was recognized as a “Twenty Under 40” award recipient for his professional achievements and philanthropic efforts.

Ryan Nelson is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors - highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.

NAPFA members live by three important values:

  • To be the beacon for independent, objective financial advice for individuals and families.
  • To be the champion of financial services delivered in the public interest.
  • To be the standard bearer for the emerging profession of financial planning.

Financial services consistently rank last in consumer trust amongst its peers. Alchemy Wealth Management provides an opportunity for our clients to work with a firm they can trust. We accomplish this by remaining fee-only, fully independent, and we choose always to operate as a fiduciary for our clients.

At Alchemy Wealth Management we understand the unique financial needs that you as physicians, doctors, and healthcare professionals have when it comes to managing your finances. Extensive education and training costs resulting in large student loans, delayed income and savings as well as higher than average future earnings are just a few examples of your unique needs. We know you understand, more than most, the necessity and value of specialization, and it is for that reason we, at Alchemy Wealth Management, have chosen to focus on serving you and your colleagues. We have made it our priority to manage the assets of those who protect our most valuable asset, our health and our well-being.

Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.


  • Comprehensive Financial Planning
  • Retirement Income Planning
  • Investment Management
  • College Education Planning
  • Tax Planning

Ideal Clients

  • Retirees and Near Retirees
  • Growing Families
  • Business Owners and Executives
  • Sudden Money Situations
  • Novice Investors

Working Together

  • In-Office Meetings
  • Virtual Meetings
  • Clearly Defined Fees
  • No Product Sales
  • Complimentary Initial Consultation

Professional Designations & Affiliations

  • XY Planning Network
    Ryan Nelson is a Member of the XY Planning Network

    The XY Planning Network is the leading organization of fee-only financial advisors who are focused on working with Generation X and Generation Y clients. Our mission is to connect consumers with best-in-class financial advisors who specialize in working with clients just like you.

Contact Ryan Nelson

Please enter your name
Please enter a valid 10 digit US phone number in the format xxx-yyy-zzzz
Please enter a valid email address
Please leave a message for the advisor.
Clear Form
Please verify that you aren't a robot.
There was an issue sending your message. If this issue persists, please contact support.
Message Sent! Your message info will be displayed in other advisor contact forms to make it easy to send to multiple advisors. We do not share your message content beyond the advisors you choose.

Office Locations:

  • 3301 S Virginia St
    Reno, NV 89509

Outdated Browser Detected!

If you're seeing this message, it's because the web browser you're using to access our site is much older and no longer supported. Due to privacy and safety concerns, we don't allow older browsers to access our site. In order to access WhyFiduciary.com, please use a newer browser, like Internet Explorer 10 or above, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox.

Download a newer browser