Christopher Glass

Managing Director, Wealth Advisor

About Chris


Christopher Glass is a managing director and wealth advisor in the Private Wealth Management group at William Blair & Company. He joined the firm after more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry. As a former member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, he managed a futures/options portfolio that concentrated on foreign exchange and index markets. With a focus on company fundamentals supplemented by technical analysis of the financial markets, Chris brings unique insight and an experienced perspective to investing. This in-depth understanding of the markets, combined with a disciplined work ethic, distinguishes Chris in the investment arena.


Chris approaches each client relationship with a thorough understanding of his client’s individual needs and current financial holdings. He then uses William Blair’s proprietary research, external research resources, and the firm’s full array of investment products to build and develop a customized individual plan for his clients. With the ultimate goal of helping his clients achieve their financial objectives, Chris prides himself on delivering exceptional client service.

Chris is on the board of directors of American Louver Company, a lighting manufacturing business in Skokie, Illinois. Chris, a lifelong Chicago resident, lives on the North Shore with his wife, Beth, and their two young sons. He also serves on a local scholarship committee and is an avid golfer.

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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