About Tom

Tom Wilson, partner, is a wealth advisor with the 1935 Wealth Management team. He manages investment portfolios for high-net-worth families, trusts, family offices, and foundations. He also serves as co-portfolio manager for the Global Dividend Growth strategy.

Tom joined William Blair in 1991 and became a partner of the firm in 2001. He currently serves on the firm’s extended leadership group.

He is a past president of the University of Michigan Club of Chicago, co-founder of the Kritt-Wilson Scholarship Fund, and supports the University of Michigan Health System’s Depression Center via the Lynn V. Wilson Fund. Tom is also on the board of New Trier Aquatics and is active with and supports many other local charities.

Tom and his family reside in Wilmette, Illinois. He is an avid cyclist, golfer, and paddle tennis player.

Professional Recognition and Awards

  • Barron’s Top Wealth Advisors 2016 – 2021
  • Forbes Best-in-State Advisors 2020, 20212

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.
2 The Forbes ranking algorithm is 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 Michigan, B.A.

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.*

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