Savant CEO included in Financial Planning’s list of people to watch in 2017

Brent Brodeski, chief executive officer of Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized fee-only wealth management firm, has been selected by Financial Planning as one of the “17 People Advisers Should Watch in 2017.” Brodeski has been included as one of the industry’s key players due to Savant’s new capital structure that will provide the firm with more than $50 million for upcoming M & A deals. He is the only registered investment advisory firm CEO to make the list.

In addition to naming Brodeski to the list, Financial Planning also selected Tim Sloan, CEO of Wells Fargo; Janet Yellen, Fed chairwoman; Andrew Puzder, nominated to be Secretary of Labor; and Abigal Johnson, chairwoman and CEO of Fidelity. Click here to view the full list of Financial Planning’s “17 People Advisers Should Watch in 2017.”

Brodeski is a co-founder of Savant, which manages more than $4.7 billion in assets and employs more than 140 team members. Headquartered in Rockford, IL. , Savant also has 11 offices in the following locations: Chicago, IL; Freeport, IL; Geneva, IL; Hoffman Estates, IL; Naperville, IL; Peoria, IL; Sterling, IL; Wilmette, IL; McLean, VA; Madison, WI; and Park Falls, WI.

In 2016, Brodeski was named to Forbes’ 2016 list of America’s Top Wealth Advisors. In addition, Savant has also consistently received other industry recognitions such as being named a top RIA firm by Financial Planning magazine, Financial Advisor magazine and InvestmentNews and being recognized by Barron’s magazine as a top advisor in the United States.