About Nicholas Rygiel, CFP®, Certified Digital Asset Advisor
Nick graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering in 2004 (computer engineering and robotics). 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 (supporting the Littoral Combat Ship and Unmanned Vehicles training programs). After he transitioned out of the Navy, he worked for Deloitte Consulting (Strategy & Operations) in Arlington, VA prior to joining Merrill in October 2011. At Merrill, he was a Senior Financial Advisor until July 2022, when he left to form his own Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) firm called Ironclad Financial.
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