Ryan Kinkade

Ryan Kinkade is a Director of Manager Alpha Research & Selection with Principal Asset Management. He oversees a team dedicated to investment manager and strategy research for the $137 billion in assets managed by the Principal Asset Allocation group. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations. Originally from the central coast of California, Ryan graduated with Honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a degree in Business Economics and minors in Music, Professional Writing, and Sports Management. Ryan spent the first decade of his career in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he saw his first commercial stage production, Wicked, in 2009. Ryan is a passionate supporter of performing arts and since moving to NYC, has enjoyed countless shows on Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional theater, the West End, ballet, and of course – TADA! Ryan was a Producer of the Guys Who Like Musicals podcast and is an active investor in musical theater productions. He is an avid golfer, a rusty saxophonist, a long-time Swiftie, a patient Minnesota sports fan, and is prepared to argue about the best burger (In-N-Out, obviously). Ryan has served on TADA!’s Board of Directors since 2020 and is also a board member for Reaching for the Arts in New York.