Debra Schalk

Debra Schalk

Fixed Income Trading & Strategy Director

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About Debra

Debra Schalk is a Fixed Income Trading & Strategy Director for William Blair & Company’s Private Wealth Management Group in Chicago. Ms. Schalk has over 30 years experience working with financial advisors and institutions.

She is responsible for periodic reviews, developing and implementing customized municipal strategies, and conveying municipal market updates to financial advisors directed at high net worth individuals located throughout the United States with a focus on capital preservation.

Ms. Schalk received her B.A. in Business Administration and Management from the University of Illinois. Ms. Schalk serves as President on her condo board and is a Board Member for Chicago Women In Public Finance.

About William Blair

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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