DIRECTOR AND PAST-PRESIDENT
Ryan Goldsmith, CFA, currently works at Franklin Templeton Investments (NYSE:BEN) as an investment pricing analyst, where he reviews and prices fixed-income securities from Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East- North Africa region. Before that, he was a full-time graduate student while interning at Cassel, Salpeter & Co. and Cross Keys Capital, LLC. Prior to that, he was a treasury management associate with The Palmetto Bank in Greenville, SC, where he worked with commercial credit officers to optimize banking relationships for small and middle-market business clients.
Mr. Goldsmith earned his Bachelor of Science in Financial Management from Clemson University, and his MBA in Finance and M&A from the University of Miami. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a graduate of the South Carolina Bankers School (SCBA).
Mr. Goldsmith enjoys martial arts, weight-lifting, and cross-training. He is an enthusiastic spectator of NCAA football and a critical follower of financial and political debate. He is a member of the CFA Society of Miami, where he previously served as Secretary, Treasurer, Program Chair, Vice-President, President, and currently serves as one of our Directors.