Partner, National Sales Director, Private Wealth Management
Ken Langston, partner, is national sales director for William Blair’s Private Wealth Management. He is responsible for the growth, development, recruitment, and supervision of the private wealth teams that serve the investment needs of high-net-worth families.
Ken started his career in the wealth management industry in 1993 as a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch. In 2000, he joined Smith Barney as a financial advisor and continued in that role through the merger with Morgan Stanley. In 2007, he transitioned to management and managed branches in Illinois, Indiana, and Washington, D.C. during his tenure with Morgan Stanley. He most recently served as the executive director of the Washington, D.C. – K Street location.
Ken is a 1993 graduate of Butler University. He is active in coaching youth sports. He lives in Wilmette, Illinois, with his wife and four children.
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.*
Year William Blair was founded
Independent and employee-owned
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As of December 31, 2022
*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.