Nick Rygiel

Ironclad Financial
Bryn Mawr
Asset Services:

Personal Education

Group Education

Crypto Investment Management

Planning Services:

Comprehensive Financial Planning

Employee and Employer Plan Benefits

Investment Planning

Retirement Planning

Payment Options:

Assets Under Management

Retainer/Subscription Fee


Nick graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering and also has a MBA from the University of Maryland. He served four years as a Surface Warfare Officer aboard the USS PORTER (DDG-78) and two years at the Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) in Dahlgren, VA as a Naval Liaison Officer and Management Analyst. After he transitioned out of the Navy, he worked for Deloitte Consulting in Arlington, VA and then joined Merrill in October 2011. At Merrill, he was a Vice President and Senior Financial Advisor until July 2022, when he left to found his own company. Ironclad Financial is a digital-native RIA firm that specializes in helping accredited investors and their families to achieve financial independence through personalized financial planning and portfolio management beyond just traditional finance.

Client Focus:
As a specialist in decentralized finance (DeFi), I leverage blockchain technology to help investors participate and manage digital assets in non-custodial yield farming strategies, while also remaining aware of the associated risks. By doing so, I aim to help my clients potentially achieve higher returns and explore new opportunities within the dynamic DeFi ecosystem.
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