Savant CEO Named as a Financial Industry Change Maker

 Brodeski Named as a Financial Industry Change Maker

Savant CEO included in Financial Planning’s list of people to watch in 2017


Rockford, IL (January 4, 2017)Brent Brodeski, chief executive officer of Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized fee-only wealth management firm, has been selected byFinancial Planning as one of the “17 People Advisers Should Watch in 2017.” Brodeski has been included as one of the industry’s key players due to Savant’s new capital structure that will provide the firm with more than $50 million for upcoming M & A deals. He is the only registered investment advisory firm CEO to make the list.

In addition to naming Brodeski to the list, Financial Planning also selected Tim Sloan, CEO of Wells Fargo; Janet Yellen, Fed chairwoman; Andrew Puzder, nominated to be Secretary of Labor; and Abigal Johnson, chairwoman and CEO of Fidelity. Click here to view the full list of Financial Planning’s “17 People Advisers Should Watch in 2017.”

Brodeski is a co-founder of Savant, which manages more than $4.7 billion in assets and employs more than 140 team members. Headquartered in Rockford, IL. , Savant also has 11 offices in the following locations: Chicago, IL; Freeport, IL; Geneva, IL; Hoffman Estates, IL; Naperville, IL; Peoria, IL; Sterling, IL; Wilmette, IL; McLean, VA; Madison, WI; and Park Falls, WI.

In 2016, Brodeski was named to Forbes’ 2016 list of America’s Top Wealth Advisors. In addition, Savant has also consistently received other industry recognitions such as being named a top RIA firm by Financial Planning magazine, Financial Advisor magazine and InvestmentNews and being recognized by Barron’s magazine as a top advisor in the United States.


About Savant Capital Management

Savant Capital Management is a leading independent, nationally-recognized, fee-only firm, serving clients for 30 years with more than $4.7 billion in assets under management. As a trusted advisor, Savant Capital Management offers investment management, financial planning, retirement plan and family office services to financially established individuals and institutions. Savant also offers corporate accounting, tax preparation, payroll and consulting through its affiliate, Savant Tax & Consulting.

Savant is regularly recognized among the top wealth managers in the United States. Savant was the recipient of the 2015 Best-in-Business IMPACT Award™, part of Schwab’s IMPACT Awards® program to recognize excellence in the business of independent financial advice. Savant has consistently received other industry recognitions including recently being included on the Forbes top 200 financial advisors list, the Barron’s top 20 independent advisory firms list, being named the #9 rated RIA firm byFinancial Planning magazine, and included in additional top advisors lists by Financial Advisor magazine and InvestmentNews.

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