John Eaton CFP®

Vice President and Financial Advisor - San Antonio

John has served in the financial services industry since 1994.  Prior to joining NVC Wealth John worked at Cypress Wealth Advisors in San Antonio where he was responsible for business development and financial planning.  Previously he was a financial advisor with L.J. Altfest & Co., Inc. in New York City, where he managed over $250 million for high net worth clients around the world.  In addition, he served as a member of the firm’s investment committee and led the firm’s bond trading operations.  He spent six years working at TD Ameritrade in both Houston, Texas, and New York City.  He has been quoted in several publications and has worked with both the national and local media having contributed to articles in Money Magazine as well as the San Antonio Express News.  Jonn has been selected as a Five Star Wealth Manager by readers of Texas Monthly for multiple years.

John earned a BA in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin.  He holds a Series 66 securities license and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner.   He has previously held FINRA series 7, 8, and 24 licenses.

Ryan Elkins CFP®, CWS®

Vice President and Financial Advisor - San Antonio

Ryan Elkins CFP®, CWS®

Vice President and Financial Advisor - San Antonio

Ryan is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and holds the Certified Wealth Strategist CWS® designation.  He is a former U.S. Army Sergeant who began his financial planning career with American Express in 2004. Before joining NVC, Ryan spent ten years providing financial planning services for the military and their families at USAA.

Ryan received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland European Division. More recently, he received a Master of Business Administration from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, with a specialization in Assets Management.

Using NVC’s resources, Ryan helps his clients plan, build, protect, and manage their financial security. He applies a process that focuses on the client’s unique goals, feelings, and situations. It allows him to address significant client concerns – the critical financial events that occur as his clients’ lives unfold and their needs evolve. Working one-on-one with clients and developing long-term relationships through the financial planning process is something that he truly enjoys.

Ryan and his wife of 20 years reside in Helotes with their two children. Ryan and his family love the local culture, traditions, and family events that San Antonio and the surrounding Hill Country have to offer. When they aren’t enjoying these, they can be found basking in the great outdoors while biking, hiking, swimming, or camping.