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Ryan Kruger, CFA

Entrepreneur • Advisor Dallas/Fort Worth Area, US

Partner / Portfolio Manager, Hamilton Financial Partners. Previously Principal, Qlarion. Carnegie Mellon grad.

Partner / Portfolio Manager, Hamilton Financial Partners. Previously Principal, Qlarion. Carnegie Mellon grad.

3 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Operations
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations

Involved In






Partner/Portfolio Manager KHP Capital, LLC 2015 - present
CEO and Co-Founder PoundWise 2016 - present
Head of Advisor Services Wealthminder 2015 - present
Participant Cardinal Ventures 2016 - 2016
Partner / Portfolio Manager Hamilton Financial Partners 2007 - 2015
Principal CadenceQuest (renamed Qlarion in 2010) 2003 - 2007
Manager, Marketing / Sr. Associate, Finance & Strategy / Associate, Marketing Cvent 2000 - 2003
Consultant Ernst and Young 1999 - 2000
Change Management Intern Intel 1998 - 1998


London Business School Finance 2012 - 2013
Carnegie Mellon University Business Administration and Management 1995 - 1999
Holland Hall School 1982 - 1995

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
  • • Front End Engineering
  • • UI/Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Financial Services
  • • Healthcare
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Quantified-self

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Investments • Financial analysis • Financial Modeling • Fintech • Investment Management • Management consulting • Strategy

Key Accomplishments

I have diverse background in many facets of start-up, growth phase, and turnaround phase of businesses. My expertise areas include investment management, financial analysis and modeling, marketing, project management, business strategy, and client relationship management.

I have been an early-stage employee of two startups with successful exits and am recognized as a "Swiss-Army-Knife" employee who can adapt and contribute to many situations.

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An Nguyen
We worked together  •  Management Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton. Previously VP of Product, Re-Nuble. University of Virginia grad.
Ryan is a caring and analytical manager. He is able quickly understand issues and rally the right resources to resolve them. He is thoughtfu ... l and a clear communicator.
Kevin Shaw
They're my current cofounder  •  Previously Director, QVC. Previously Consultant, Independent. Stanford grad. Stanford grad.
Ryan is extremely hardworking, intelligent and curious -- while driven to succeed he is always honest and considerate -- someone I have alwa ... ys wanted to work with again.
Ehsan Hoque
We worked together  •  Director Product Management, Quotient Technology (Formerly
Ryan would be an excellent entrepreneur. He has operated in this capacity throughout his career. He has demonstrated ability to manage risk ... and is not afraid to make tough decisions. Ryan is adaptable and rises to any situation with even keeled vision. It is Ryan's tenacity, vision, intelligence and persuasiveness and organization that makes him a great leader. He is the leader that would never ask you to do something he wouldn't do himself, and when you are done, he is the first to make sure his team is recognized and rewarded.