Gorman Cook

Gorman Cook

Vice President, Wealth Advisor
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Gorman Cook is a wealth advisor in William Blair’s Private Wealth Management group where his team manages investments for about 100 families around the United States. In addition, they work with corporate executives to assist with restricted-stock sales, 401(k)'s, 10b5-1 plans, financial planning, and investment management. He is an associate board member of the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund.

Gorman and his team begin with a foundation of financial planning to understand a client’s capacity for risk, together with expectations of spending, saving, and planning for contingencies. Using an open architecture platform supplemented with proprietary research from William Blair, they build customized portfolios that aim to provide the expected returns and limited volatility that fall within a client’s parameters.

Gorman graduated from Lafayette College in 1976 with a degree in physics. He is former president of the board of Giordano Dance Chicago, is current president of the Kendall College Trust board, and serves on the planned giving committee of Lurie Children's Hospital. He has two successful children and enjoys tennis, theater, deep-sea fishing, cooking, flying airplanes, race car driving, and photography.