About Bill

Bill Escamilla, partner and wealth advisor at William Blair, co-leads the McMullan Escamilla Walania Team in the firm’s Private Wealth Management group. He is also a member of PWM's model portfolio committee, a group of senior wealth advisors that meets regularly to create and monitor PWM's model portfolio, which serves as a resource in building customized client portfolios. He works closely with the firm's Corporate & Executive Services and Wealth Planning Services teams to address the specialized needs of corporate executives and other high-net-worth individuals. He is a former member of the William Blair Select Advisory Council, which advised on the firm’s open-architecture investing.

Bill joined William Blair from Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown (DBAB), where he was a director, a member of the corporate executive services group, and a member of the investment committee, which was a group of advisors within DBAB responsible for choosing the Focus List from the firm’s research universe. Before joining DBAB in 1995, he was a senior vice president with Kemper Securities and Blunt Ellis & Loewi. He formerly served as a trustee of Shimer College. He grew up in San Francisco, has three grown children, is an avid tennis player, and collects Chinese blue and white porcelain.

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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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