At Alchemy Wealth Management we understand the unique needs of

Retirement Savers


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 have when it comes to managing your finances. 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.


As a Northern Nevada native Ryan 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 independent, fee-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 an active and forward-thinking member of our community. Ryan served 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 is a founding member and past  President of Battle Born Business Networking and was recognized as a “Twenty Under 40” award recipient for his professional achievements and philanthropic efforts. He has experience serving as past Director of the Board for the Reno Tahoe Young Professionals Network as well as Northern Nevada Math Club. Ryan was selected to participate and is now a graduate of the Leadership Reno-Sparks class of 2021.

“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, Founder – Alchemy Wealth Management

Q&A with our Founder

Dog or Cat Person?

Dog person. My Lab/Border Collie mix, Nova, is spoiled rotten.

Favorite Team?

The Green Bay Packers. Go Pack Go!

Favorite Music?

I prefer podcasts over music any day of the week. I am fanatical about continuous improvement and love learning new things.

Favorite Food?

I would eat Pizza multiple days a week if I could (who am I kidding, I usually do). Ham and Jalapeño are my go-to toppings.

Favorite Exercise?

I love running biking and swimming. Making Ironman races one of my favorite past times.

Favorite Family Time?

I love playing board games. I find that Settlers of Catan is just the right amount of skill and luck, and who doesn't love trading?

Where Can You Be Found At The Party?

Probably out in the back playing Cornhole (Bags) I love the competition of yard games.

Favorite Happy Hour Order?

My current drink of choice is a Hazy IPA. Mind Haze from Firestone Walker is particularly tasty.