About Black Oak Asset Management


At Black Oak Asset Management, helping you achieve your vision for retirement is our number one goal. 

We work closely with you to objectively assess your individual retirement strategy, and help provide solutions tailored to your needs. Black Oak Asset Management are proud to be independent financial professionals.

We take a personal approach and offer a high level of service paired with years of experience, comprehensive resources and support, objective and in-depth knowledge. Through our dedication to service, Black Oak Asset Management creates value for our clients resulting in innovative retirement solutions that cater to their individual needs, goals and vision.

If you would like to have a conversation about your retirement strategy, please contact us online or call our office at (470) 508-0508. We have an office in  Alpharetta and can schedule a time and location that’s convenient for you.  There’s absolutely no cost or obligation.

Ryan Ledden, RICP®
President & Financial Coach

Ryan Ledden has lived in the Atlanta area his entire life where he grew up and attended Parkview High School.  He was fortunate to have the opportunity of getting drafted out of high school by the Tampa Bay Rays.  Ryan played for three years in the Tampa Bay organization and three years in…

Nick Morgan RICP®
Financial Advisor

Nick is a Fidiciary/ Financial Advisor with Black Oak Asset Management. Nick has over seven years of expertise in the Financial Planning Industry and 2 years as a Ramsey SmartVestor Pro. Nick earned his A.B. in Communication Studies from the University of Georgia, and his Master of Arts in…


Autumn Mower CSLP®
Financial Advisor

Autumn’s passion for finance started early in life through exposure to her parents’ careers in the financial industry. Her father, a stockbroker, and mother, a CFO, reinforced the value of investing at an early age. She grew up appreciating the importance of making sound financial decisions…

Damon Gibbs
Financial Advisor

Damon Gibbs is a retirement planner and financial advisor with Black Oak Asset Management. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from North Georgia College, a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Georgia, and a Doctor of Education Degree from the University of Georgia. He has had a life-long passion for personal finance…


Parnick Jennings
Financial Advisor

Parnick Jennings joined Black Oak in May of 2011 as a financial advisor.

As a Financial Advisor, Parnick works with individual investors to help identify, plan and meet their investment objectives. He does this by developing customized


Kelly McDevitt
Client Services & Marketing Director

Kelly is originally from New Brunswick, New Jersey, but has called Georgia home since 2003. Growing up, Kelly lived in different states up and down the east coast because of her father’s job promotions, which led to transferring the family every three to four…

Susan Holliday
Client Services Representative

Susan, after working for twenty-plus years in operations management and Human Resources for a large corporation, says she feels truly grateful to work part-time with Ryan and the Black Oak Team. She joined the team in November 2020 and works at the front desk

Andrea Roche
Project Manager & Advisor Support

Andrea was born in Toronto Canada, moving to Georgia at the age of 12. She became an American citizen in 2015.

Working in the car business for 20 years, Andrea started as a part time receptionist and eventually worked her way up to