Stephen Patterson AIF®

Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor - Omaha

Steve has a broad financial services background that spans over 20 years in the industry and earned his accredited investment fiduciary. Most recently, he created financial plans and provided investment advice to private clients and helped business owners establish company retirement plans at Lutz Financial in Omaha. He is a former Vice President at First National Investment Bank, and a former Assistant Vice President of Business Development at First National Merchant Solutions. Steve earned his MBA from Creighton University, where he also completed his undergraduate studies in Finance and Economics. Steve is a Board Member on the Metropolitan Utility District Board, Creighton Prep Alumni Board and community Health Charities State Board. He also volunteers with Boy Scouts of America, serves on the Catholic Charities Behavioral Health Advisory Committee and the Offutt AFB Advisory Council.

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.