Ryan C. Mack
Financial Advisor and Social Entrepreneur

Ryan C. Mack left his job on Wall Street with the goal of educating people of all income levels about fiscal responsibility. As President of Optimum Capital Management he has created financial workshops/programs and provided keynote presentations nationwide for Harvard University, National Association of Real Estate Brokers, Housing Preservation and Development, NAACP, NASA, Microsoft Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, AFL-CIO and many more. Mack has been a featured financial expert and commentator on CNBC, CNN, FOX, BET, GMTV, and The Wendy Williams Show.


He is the author of Living in the Village, which offers a clear, personal, step-by-step plan to achieving financial freedom — for yourself and your community.

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Living in the Village
Build Your Financial Future and Strengthen Your Community
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A clear, personal, step-by-step plan to achieve financial freedom--for yourself and your community Financial planning isn’t easy – especially when you’re...

Living in the Village
Ryan C. Mack shares a clear, personal, step-by-step plan to achieve financial freedom--for yourself and your community

Praise for Living in the Village “Ryan Mack’s work is a wonderfully positive voice in the midst of today’s gloom. It is a reassertion of the possibility of the American dream, which so many have stopped believing. Not only is this exceptionally talented person imparting critical life lessons to those in need but also setting an example for all of us to start believing again in what has made this country great.” 
- Stephen Leeb, PhD, Chairman of Leeb Capital Management, and Author of The Oil Factor

“Ryan shows passion, vision and faith with sound, practical advice to help you get on the road to prosperity.  A wise investment of your time, this book makes it easy to see how you, too, can become destined for success in life.”
- Doug Flynn, CFP®, ChFC, Financial Media Commentator and Founder of Flynn Zito Capital Management, LLC

"Reading this book will not only help you—it will indeed uplift our entire village. Buy at least two; give the second copy to someone you know needs what Mack is offering: a path to hope, and freedom." 
- Alfred A. Edmond Jr., Sr. Vice President, Black Enterprise

"Ryan Mack has often told me that your financial future is not something that just happens to you. You have to make it happen. This book does that." 
- Christine Romans, CNN’s Your Money and author of SMART IS THE NEW RICH