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Alexander S. Fernberger

Alexander S. Fernberger

Managing Director, Wealth Advisor


About Alex

Alex Fernberger, managing director, is a wealth advisor with William Blair Private Wealth Management. He brings more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry to help individuals, families, and businesses pursue their short- and long-term goals.

Alex places a high importance on developing meaningful long-term relationships with his clients. In doing so, he gains clarity about their financial situation and helps them pursue financial independence through comprehensive planning and a disciplined investment approach.

Before joining William Blair, Alex was with Raymond James and earlier with Merrill Lynch. While at Raymond James, Alex was named to Forbes Magazine’s “Best-in-State Next Gen Wealth Advisors” in 2022 and 2023.1 He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Drexel University’s LeBow College and graduated from Germantown Friends School.

Alex makes his home in Philadelphia with his wife, Sarah, and their daughters, Sofia and Ava. He enjoys cooking, playing sports, scuba diving, and volunteering with the PAWs organization.

1 The Forbes ranking algorithm is based on industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue, and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC, which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking. Investment performance is not a criterion.

About William Blair

William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

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