Ryan Faridian, Insurance Advisor/Strategic Partner

Originally from Regina, a prairie boy at heart, Ryan has experienced both small town life and the fast-paced Vancouver lifestyle. He appreciates both for what they have taught him; Saskatchewan for showing him the value of community building and British Columbia for motivating him through its “if you snooze you lose” attitude.

As the Insurance advisor at Ocean West Financial, Ryan Faridian is both diligent in his practice and committed to the profession. Ryan has been recognized as being hard working, for having an effective financial planning style and for having strong interpersonal skills, which allows him to build strong relationships with his clients. Colleagues easily identify Ryan as being highly creative and innovative. He is also very client-centered in his approach and makes every effort to fully understand a client’s business and financials before suggesting new ideas or strategies.

Ryan has always been passionate about business and completed studies in business administration and marketing strategies at Capilano University. Since a young age Ryan excelled in sales and business. He was always a top producer amongst his colleagues in various fields of work. Ryan always wanted to do something that was impactful and a service to the community and realized that he could do this within the insurance industry. Ryan joined the business and excelled past his colleagues and other advisors across the country in his first year which gave him the motivation to further progress his business.

Ryan is an active community builder who spends his spare time engaging youth aged 11 to 15 to help them develop their powers of expression, capacities for moral reasoning, and an ethic of service to others. Being a former soccer player Ryan coaches a woman’s soccer team which focuses on providing soccer lessons for low income families. Ryan also spend a vast amount of his time traveling, being outdoors, spending time with his family and close friends.

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A will is the traditional way to distribute your assets upon your death.

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