About C.J.

C.J. Young, partner, is a wealth advisor with William Blair’s Boston Wealth Management team. His responsibilities include managing individual and institutional accounts, investment research, and economic analysis.

C.J. has been in the investment business since 1997. Before joining William Blair, he was a senior portfolio manager with Boston Private Bank & Trust Company managing high-net-worth and institutional clients. Mr. Young was active in the equity research process and served as a member of the firm’s investment policy committee. Previously, he was a senior research analyst at Century Capital Management Company. While there, he was responsible for fundamental stock selection and analysis supporting growth equity portfolios. Before that, he worked at Frontier Capital Management as a research analyst handling stock selection and portfolio construction.

C.J. received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Harvard University and holds a Master of Business Administration degree with concentrations in finance and accounting from J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He was a member of the United States ice hockey team in the 1992 Olympic Games and former board member of the United States Olympic Committee. Mr. Young currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Needham.

Professional Recognition and Awards

  • Forbes Best-in-State Advisors 2021, 2022, 20231

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.

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