Eric Walania

Eric Walania

Wealth Advisor, CFA
+1 312 364 8486
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Eric Walania is a wealth advisor in William Blair's Private Wealth Management group where he is involved in a broad spectrum of activities in the practice, with a particular emphasis on client relationship development and stock selection. With more than 15 years in the financial services industry, Mr. Walania has a disciplined and systematic approach to evaluating and selecting stocks.

Prior to William Blair, Eric worked as a research analyst at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. covering U.S. auto supplier stocks, and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. covering U.S. and Latin American beverage stocks. He was also a proprietary trader with Schonfeld Group/Trillium Trading, L.L.C.

Eric holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. from Dartmouth College.  He lives in Western Springs with his wife and two young children. Eric enjoys travel, and WWI and WWII history. He serves on the Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo. A four-year starting pitcher at Dartmouth, Eric's athletic ability is now relegated to the softball fields of Chicago, and occasionally the driving ranges and putting greens of mid-west golf courses.

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