About Bill

Bill Kasten, partner of William Blair, is a wealth advisor on the Kasten, Jannotta & Jesanis team with William Blair’s Private Wealth Management group. He has more than 35 years of experience managing portfolios in the investment industry. Prior to joining William Blair, he was an executive vice president at Kemper Securities in Chicago, where he served as director of institutional equity sales and trading. Before his career at Kemper, Bill held positions with E.F. Hutton & Company in Chicago and Roy M. Huffington, Inc.

Bill received a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree from American University in Washington, D.C.

Bill is currently a board member of the William Guy Forbeck Cancer Research Foundation and Voyageur Outward Bound Schools. He and his wife, Ann, have two daughters and one son, and reside in Lake Forest, Illinois. Their interests include golf, skiing, and antiques.

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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20+

Offices worldwide

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+700

Companies under coverage

As of March 31, 2022
*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

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