Our Team

The Cornerstone That Unites and Strengthens

The Blueprint Wealth Advisors team stands as the cornerstone that unites and strengthens your financial foundations. We are committed to actively listening to your aspirations and understanding your most meaningful goals. Armed with this knowledge, we will create a plan customized specifically to guide you toward achieving your goals. Together, we'll pave the way toward a rewarding financial future.

Ryan F. Evans, AIF®, ChFC®, CFP®

Ryan F. Evans, AIF®, ChFC®, CFP®

Wealth Advisor      


Ryan is a managing partner with Blueprint Wealth Advisors, LLC. Since 2004, Ryan has been creating personalized solutions to help his clients reach their goals. He is energized by making a difference in people's lives. Ryan co-founded Blueprint Wealth Advisors based on the principle that every recommendation made depends solely on the client's individual needs, and not those of the typical Wall Street business model, which requires a firm to sells its products to meet sales goals.


Ryan is a Chartered Financial Consultant®(ChFC®) professional, an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®), and has earned the prestigious CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER"' designation. Ryan holds the FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities registrations and received his bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois Champaign Urbana. Ryan is proud to have been recognized as a Financial Times Top 401 Retirement Advisor and has been named in Chicago Magazine as a Five Star Wealth Manager. He is one of only 61 advisors throughout Chicagoland who has won this award for 10 consecutive years. Ryan has also been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of Illinois’ Best-In-State Wealth Advisors.


2016 Financial Times 401 Retirement Advisers, created by Ignites Research. Presented in September 2016 for the preceding 12 months. 540 advisors were considered, 401 advisors were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. Click here for more award information.


2013 - 2023 Five Star Wealth Manager Award, created by Five Star Professional. The 2023 award was presented in October 2023 based on data gathered within 12 months preceding the issue date. 5,549 advisors were considered, 405 advisors were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. For more information, please visit www.fivestarprofessional.com.


2024 Forbes Best In State Wealth Advisors, created by SHOOK Research. Presented in April 2024 based on data gathered from June 2022 to June 2023. 23,876 were considered, 8,507 advisors were recognized. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. Click here for more award information.


Prior to joining Blueprint Wealth Advisors, Ryan was an options trader on the floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange for five years. He lives in Elmhurst with his wife, Andria, and his two daughters, Abigail and Delaney. Ryan enjoys coaching his daughters' sports (except dance!), skiing, fishing, live music, spending time with his family and friends, and he even attempts to play golf from time to time.

Nick Wilkins, AIF®

Nick Wilkins, AIF®

Wealth Advisor      


Nick is a managing partner and co-founder of Blueprint Wealth Advisors, LLC. For more than 20 years, he has partnered with his clients as their personal CFO and has helped them gain more clarity and confidence in their financial lives. Nick believes the only way to be a true advocate for his clients is to be an independent advisor with a holistic approach. This ensures that he is only beholden to his clients, not a specific company or a product.


Nick is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary®(AlF®) designee highlighting his commitment to putting his client's best interests first. He has been named in Chicago Magazine as a Five Star Wealth Manager. Nick has been a guest speaker at the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAlFA) and a member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). He has served on the Commonwealth Financial Network Advisory Board and previously served on the Chicago Board of Directors for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and the Tripp Healy Foundation.


2011 - 2018, 2023 Five Star Wealth Manager, created by Five Star Professional. The 2023 award was presented in October 2023 based on data gathered within 12 months preceding the issue date.  5,549 award candidates were considered 405 were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor's future performance. Your experience may vary. For more information, please visit www.fivestarprofessional.com.


Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) is an independent membership organization of life insurance and financial service professionals, presented on a rolling basis based on commissions, premiums, or fees generated within the previous year from investment and insurance products. Members pay annual fees for membership  and also to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of the advisor's future performance. Your experience may vary. For more information, please visit www.mdrt.org.


Nick lives in Roscoe Village, with his wife Brigette, and three boys, Thomas, Connor, and Peter. He loves coaching his boys in baseball and football. Nick is an average golfer, enjoys skiing, live music, attempting yoga, and spending time with family and friends.

Luke Stortzum, CFP®

Luke Stortzum, CFP®

Senior Financial Associate      


Luke joined the team in March 2022. As a senior financial associate, he assists the advisors in helping to support clients’ financial goals and needs. He accomplishes this by getting to know the needs and wants of clients and working with the advisors to help implement plans to help clients achieve their goals.


Luke is a graduate of Marian University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in management and a minor in psychology. He has worked in the wealth management industry for 4+ years and became a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional in November 2021.


In his spare time, Luke enjoys cooking, hiking, traveling, and spending time with his wife, Kara, and his daughter, Ailee. He is a frequent visitor to the Morton Arboretum and Brookfield Zoo and enjoys sharing experiences in nature with his daughter.

Nora Collins

Nora Collins

Director of Client Relations      


Nora ensures that our clients receive the exceptional service they deserve. As an integral part of our service team, she handles service requests, including but not limited to scheduling appointments and performing administrative and operational tasks for brokerage and advisory accounts. She also serves as a key contact among the financial planners, clientele, and numerous financial institutions with whom Blueprint partners. Because of her knowledge, dedication, and charming personality, clients are sure to have an enjoyable and successful service experience.

Sara Peters, FPQP®

Sara Peters, FPQP®

Associate Paraplanner      


Sara joined the team in June 2022 after graduating from the University of Dayton in May 2022, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in business administration, with a double major in finance and business economics. Since joining, Sara has become an integral part of the team by assisting with administrative and operational tasks for brokerage and advisory accounts. She monitors daily client activity, helps onboard new clients by opening and administering new accounts, and organizes asset transfers. Additionally, she processes complex securities transactions, wire transfers, and charitable gift requests. Sara provides added value to client relationships through her attention to detail and exceptional customer service.


In her spare time, Sara enjoys reading, trying new restaurants in the Chicago area, and spending time with friends and family.

Elizabeth Meisner

Elizabeth Meisner

Director of Retirement Operations      


Elizabeth plays a significant role in servicing Blueprint’s retirement plan clients. She oversees scheduling and coordinating client meetings, preparing all attendees for the meetings, and fielding client questions.


The combination of Elizabeth’s skill set and dedication to client service makes her a uniquely qualified and highly valued member of the team.


Elizabeth and her husband, Jason, live in the Irving Park neighborhood of Chicago and enjoy spending time with their two young boys.

Tiah Tam

Tiah Tam

Operations Manager      


Tiah joined the team in May 2023. As an operations manager, she oversees daily operational activities at every level to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the company. She is responsible for HR, IT, strategy, and process improvement.


Tiah is a graduate of San Francisco State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in 2017. She has worked in operations in the financial services industry for 5+ years and received her Business Management Essentials certification from Cornell University in November 2022.


In her spare time, Tiah enjoys volunteering, reading, visual arts, frequenting new restaurants in Chicago, and visiting her hometown of San Francisco.

Tommy Clark

Tommy Clark

Wealth Advisor Assistant    


Tommy joined the team in August 2023. As a senior financial associate, he supports the advisors in helping clients achieve their financial goals and needs.


Tommy is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance in 2014. He has worked in the financial services industry for more than eight years and has extensive experience with financial products, strategic thinking, and relationship building.


When Tommy is not working, he enjoys watching various sports, traveling, live music, golfing, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.

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