Robert Hopkins is a managing director and wealth advisor with William Blair’s Private Wealth Management group. In this capacity, he assists individuals, foundations, and corporate investors in determining their investment objectives, assessing risk, identifying suitable investment strategies, and evaluating their performance. Robert works with his clients to develop customized investment strategies using William Blair’s equity research and open architecture platform. In addition, he is experienced in business and succession planning for high-net-worth individuals and executives. Before joining the firm, Robert was a portfolio manager with Brown Advisory Securities, LLC and with Alex. Brown & Sons and its successors, BT Alex. Brown and Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown. In 1999, he founded and managed Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown’s first London private client office and oversaw the creation and management of the firm’s international corporate and executives services and middle-markets institutional business.
Robert is a board member of the Thomas Wilson Sanitarium for the Children of the City of Baltimore and an advisory board member of the Children’s Scholarship Fund. He is treasurer of the Maryland Historical Society and the chairman of the St. John’s church endowment fund.
He received his B.A. from Washington College.