Al Ryerson, ASA
As a Lead Strategist at Gilbert & Cook, Al focuses on the complex business and personal financial inter-relationships of our clients.
Al joined Gilbert & Cook in January 2019 following a successful career as a Certified Public Accountant and Tax Advisor, Chief Financial Officer and Business Valuation and Financial Litigation Consultant (and a brief, unsuccessful attempt at retirement).
Over his 40+ year career, Al has earned the following designations and certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified in Financial Forensics, and Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA). He has been active in the Iowa Society of CPAs, Financial Executives International, Des Moines Estate Planners, ESOP Association, and Wednesday Tax Forum.
Al and his wife Annette live in Des Moines. Together they enjoy traveling, fine wine and entertaining family and friends. When not in the work or family mode, Al might be found playing poker, re-learning golf or following his Kansas City Chiefs.