Bill Melka

Wealth Advisor

About me

Bill Melka works with William Blair's Private Wealth Management teams providing individuals and multi-generational families, as well as foundations and endowments, with sophisticated wealth management solutions. Previously, he was a Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager with Calamos Wealth Management and a Senior Director with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana, focusing on all aspects of development, including planned giving. Earlier, Bill spent 22 years with Northern Trust Company as a senior wealth strategist working with affluent clients and their families. Bill is an avid cyclist and frequently volunteers his time and his tandem to captain blind stoker rides for the visually impaired through the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association.


Arizona State University, B.S. in Finance
Benedictine University, M.B.A.

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.*

*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

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