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About Tony

Since 2004, Tony Hoban has managed financial assets and advised high‐net-worth individuals, business owners, and families as well as endowments and foundations. From 1996 until 2004, he worked in William Blair Institutional Sales as a research salesperson calling on mutual fund and hedge fund clients in Boston  and New York.

Prior to joining William Blair, Tony was a vice president at Banker’s Trust Company in New York City. His involvement in charitable organizations around Chicago include: member and past President of The Springboard Foundation (venture philanthropy), on the Board of Governors of Opportunity International (micro‐enterprise lending), board member of the Kerry Wood Family Foundation (mentoring in Lawndale and Humboldt Park), board member of The Chicago Foundation for Education (stipends and awards for Chicago public school teachers), a Founder of the Kevin Gorter Memorial Foundation (sports for disadvantaged youth), and on the Men’s Committee of Lurie Children’s Hospital.

Professional Recognition and Awards

  • Forbes Best-in-State Advisors 2022, 20231
  • Barron’s Top State-by-State Advisors in America 2023

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.

2 The ranking reflects the volume of assets overseen by the advisors and their teams, revenues generated for the firms and the quality of the advisors’ practices.

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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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