About Tom

Tom Pruitt manages investment portfolios for high-net-worth families, trusts, and foundations, and is responsible for developing customized client portfolios using a wealth management strategy designed to meet each client’s financial goals. He also is a co-portfolio manager for the Global Dividend Growth strategy. Tom serves the private wealth department as a member of the Asset Allocation committee, which is responsible for setting overall asset allocation strategies. Before joining the firm, he was a senior vice president and portfolio manager at Northern Trust in Chicago, where he served as a member of the Northern Investment Counselors’ equity and fixed income security selection and strategy committees. Prior to joining Northern Trust, he served as a portfolio manager, securities analyst, and research associate at LaSalle National Bank. Tom is a member of the education committee for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana as well as a past board member of the Illinois Bankers Association’s Trust and Investment Management School. 

Tom joined William Blair in 2009.

Professional Associations

  • CFA Institute
  • CFA Society of Chicago

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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