Carl Gargula is the Senior Regional Director of the Northeast Region for William Blair Advisor Solutions, serving Registered Investment Advisors, Banks, and Financial Intermediaries. Previously, Mr. Gargula was the Manager of Wealth Management Services for William Blair & Company. He joined the firm as the Manager of Strategic Planning. Previously, he was a Partner and Head of Global Communications for Brinson Partners and UBS Asset Management. Prior to that, Mr. Gargula was Managing Director and General Counsel and a member of the management committee of Ibbotson Associates. Prior to that, he was a Senior Vice President with AMA Investment Advisers and a Tax Principal in the Chicago office of Ernst & Young, providing comprehensive financial counseling to individuals and families. Mr. Gargula is a licensed attorney in the state courts of Illinois and U.S. District Court for the northern District of Illinois, a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Chicago Estate Planning Council, and the Committee on Financial and Investment Services of the Chicago Bar Association. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Illinois Council on Economic Education. Mr. Gargula previously served as a National Board member for five years for the IAFP and FPA. He was also the Chair of the Audit Committee for the IAFP for three years. Education: B.S.B.A. and M.B.A., Marquette University; J.D., John Marshall Law School.