The RBC Palm Desert office is proud of our service-oriented culture dedicated to putting clients first and we are committed to ensuring all advisors and clients enjoy a smooth transition to RBC Wealth Management. 

Ryan P. Wilson, AWM

Senior Vice President - Branch Director, Portfolio Manager - Portfolio Focus


Ryan has been in the financial service industry since 2001. Along with the other members of the team, he joined RBC Wealth Management in August of 2011. Prior to that time, Ryan was a Complex Sales Manager with Bank of America/Merrill Lynch since 2009 and a Regional Manager at Chase Investment Services Corp since 2007. He began his financial services career in 2001 at A.G. Edwards and Sons. Ryan is instrumental in creating the group’s investment strategy, as well as developing financial strategies for clients. Ryan currently holds the Series 4,24 and 53 FINRA registrations. 

He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a major in financial management. Ryan and his wife, Amy, have three children, Riley, Jackson, and Andrew. The family lives in Palm Desert where they enjoy running, golfing, and spending time with friends.

Tamara Spates

Branch Service Mgr/Sr Registered Client Assoc