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Steve Elkins

Partner, Wealth Advisor

About Steve

Steve Elkins has worked in the investment industry since 1967. He has been at William Blair since 1987 and became a partner of the firm in 1989. When Steve, with his history of investing in growth stocks, joined William Blair, Chicago’s premier growth firm, it was a match made in heaven.

Several factors contribute to Steve’s success in the business. First and foremost, his enthusiasm and passion for the markets translate into a relentless pursuit of stocks that he believes will make money for his clients over the long term. Second, his uncompromising integrity has earned the respect of his clients. Third, he has built his business largely on referrals, freeing him to focus his energy on the investment side of his business.

Steve lives in Chicago and has two grown daughters and a grandaughter. He is on the chairman’s council of the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund, a local charity that grants scholarships to underprivileged youth, giving them the opportunity to attend private high school. He is also actively involved in his alma mater, the University of Illinois.

Professional Recognition and Awards

  • Barron's Top State-by-State Advisors in America 20191

 

1 The ranking reflects the volume of assets overseen by the advisors and their teams, revenues generated for the firms and the quality of the advisors’ practices.

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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