About Matt

Matt LaFontaine is a wealth advisor on the Kasten, Jannotta & Jesanis team with William Blair’s Private Wealth Management group. Prior to joining the firm in 2015, he was a proprietary trader with the Gelber Group and cofounder of The Yard LLC, a baseball facility in Northfield.

Matt received his B.A. in political science from the University of Dayton.

Matt is a current associate board member of YMCA Metropolitan Board of Chicago and was formerly a board member of multiple youth baseball programs on the North Shore of Chicago. He is an avid fan of baseball, football, and hockey.

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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1935

Year William Blair was founded

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+1,850

Employees worldwide

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+131 billion

Client assets

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87 Years

Independent and employee-owned

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Offices worldwide

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Companies under coverage

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