Ryan Schrift

City Council
Title: Councilman
Ryan Schrift

Ryan Schrift is a 7-year resident of Belmont. He and his wife Andrea Grenier Shrift, recently welcomed their first son, Ollie.

He graduated from Washington and Jefferson College’s Department of Business and Economics with a B.A. in Accounting and a minor in Philosophy.

Career & Volunteer Positions
He is the founder and an LPL Financial Advisor at R.J. Schrift Private Asset Management located in the Stowe Building on Main Street. As a Past President of the Gaston County Jaycees, a member of Queen of the Apostles Finance Council, Board of Advisor for the Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce, and former Planning and Zoning Board member, Schrift brings a diverse background to City Council.

Awards & Accomplishments
Schrift has been recognized with:
  • Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Vision Award as Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Numerous Gaston County Jaycee Awards
  • North Carolina Jaycees “Charles Hawkins” Award as a top president in North Carolina


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