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About Joel

Joel Dobbs, partner, is a wealth advisor with William Blair’s Private Wealth Management group. He joined the firm from the Private Banking North America Business of Credit Suisse Securities. Before his work with Credit Suisse, he started his own retail sporting goods business, growing it into multiple locations within the Atlanta metro area.

Joel earned an M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management and his undergraduate degree from Georgia State University, where he was a student athlete. He lives in Canton, Georgia, with his wife and five children. His interests include coaching baseball, travel, and outdoor activities with his family.

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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