David Dreifuss

Managing Director, Wealth Advisor The Elkins Team

About David

David Dreifuss joined the Elkins team in 2008 and assists in all areas of portfolio management and client service. David’s fascination with the markets is genetic. His great-grandfather and grandfather were stockbrokers at Bear Stearns, and his father was a member of the CBOE for more than 25 years.

David graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a B.S. in economics and a certificate in business. He grew up in Highland Park and now lives in Mettawa with his wife, Juli, daughter, Lanie, and son, Benny. David interviews for the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund and was a founding board member of the Economic Student Association Advisory Council for the University of Wisconsin–Madison. When not spending time with his family, David loves to golf.

Professional Recognition and Awards

  • Forbes Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisor 2020 1


1 Forbes Top Next Generation Wealth Advisors; Ranking algorithm based on industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC, which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking. Investment performance is not a criterion.


University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S.

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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