Bill Melka

Bill Melka

Wealth Advisor
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Bill Melka works with William Blair's Private Wealth Management teams providing individuals and multi-generational families, as well as foundations and endowments, with sophisticated wealth management solutions. Previously, he was a Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager with Calamos Wealth Management and a Senior Director with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana, focusing on all aspects of development, including planned giving. Earlier, Bill spent 22 years with Northern Trust Company as a senior wealth strategist working with affluent clients and their families. Bill is an avid cyclist and frequently volunteers his time and his tandem to captain blind stoker rides for the visually impaired through the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association.

Arizona State University: B.S. in Finance
Benedictine University: M.B.A.

Industry experience since 1986:

  • Calamos Wealth Management
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities
  • Northern Trust Company

Joined William Blair in 2014