Tom Wilson
Senior Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
1033 Skokie Boulevard
Northbrook, IL 60062
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Whatever your personal goals may be, I will work together with you, one-on-one, to develop a personalized financial strategy designed to help you pursue your long-term goals.

With over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, Tom Wilson manages investment portfolios for high-net-worth individuals and family-owned businesses, and has worked with various companies implementing 401(k) programs.

Tom began his career in 1979 at the Chicago Board of Trade and moved to Merrill Lynch Securities in 1984. In 1989, he founded Berean Capital and Berean Capital Management. In 1993, Tom moved to Smith Barney where he was a Senior Vice President - Investments for 15 years. The experience that Tom gained in his endeavors within the financial services industry led him to become a member of the NASD (currently FINRA) Board of Arbitrators where he was an industry arbitrator.

In 1995, Tom became certified in the guided portfolio management (GPM) program at Smith Barney. After moving to Wells Fargo Advisors in 2007, Tom transitioned into the Portfolio Investment Management (PIM) program. The PIM program allows clients to receive experienced Portfolio Management as Tom implements his Investment Philosophy and provides investors with a new level of equity portfolio service. Tom continues to construct custom portfolios for clients on a discretionary basis.

Tom’s awards and activities include:

Win Smith Fellow, 1986

Member, NASD Board of Arbitrators, 1990

Rosebud Foundation, President and Board member
I follow the deep-seated Merrill tradition of participating in the communities we serve. This drives my interest in spending time volunteering with organizations in our community.

Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams", 2024
(Published on January 12, 2024. Rankings based on data as of March 31, 2023.)
Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors", 2024
(Published on April 3, 2024. Rankings based on data as of June 30, 2023.)
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About Me

My mission, first and foremost, is to understand you and what matters most to you. Armed with that information I can ask thoughtful questions -- listening carefully, then understanding in detail where your wealth stands today and where you'd like it to be tomorrow. I help you design and implement a personalized plan intended to help you and your family pursue financial goals while helping manage investment risk. My approach is to focus on potential solutions that can help turn goals into reality.

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Thomas Wilson is registered to do business in AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI.