Ryan Schellhous, Co-Founder and Principal: Ryan co-founded and leads IndigoSpire Advisors, LLC as a leading accounting, tax and advisory firm servicing the private fund and crowdsourced-back company market space. Before co-founding IndigoSpire Advisors, Ryan was in senior management of the accounting and tax departments at a Fortune 100 company and a Big 4 international public accounting firm for over 11 years. Prior to those roles, Ryan led the international tax group for a privately held Inc. 5000 private company for 2 years.
Ryan holds a MPA in Taxation (2004) from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin where he attended as the C. Aubrey Smith Accounting Scholar. Ryan earned his BS in Accounting (2003) from the Marriott School of Management from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT where he attended as a Heritage Scholar and Hinckley Presidential Scholarship Finalist.
Ryan has spoken frequently at industry events and local chapters of Tax Executive Institute. He’s a CPA, is admitted to practice before the IRS and participates in the Tax Section of the American Institute of CPAs. He serves heavily with the local Councils of the Boy Scouts of America and is directly involved with local non-profit youth soccer clubs.