Managing Director, Applied Insights
Bill’s Full Bio
Bill’s Speaker Bio
With nearly 20 years of experience in financial services, Bill has worked with countless financial professionals and their clients. He’s got a knack for simplifying complex financial planning and investing strategies to engage and educate clients and prospects. He’s also passionate about helping them look toward the future to anticipate and prepare for lifestyle changes that lay ahead.
Among other practice-management strategies, Bill shows financial professionals how they can adapt their prospecting strategies to a virtual world.
A historical view of crises can help clients make rational investment decisions, even when it feels like the world is falling apart
As lifespans continue to rise, retirement could be as long as 20 years—approximately 8,000 days. Help clients navigate what’s no longer an end but a new, complex stage of life.
Longevity, demographic changes, and technological innovation are revolutionizing the world of work. Help existing and prospective retirement-plan clients leverage these changes to foster a more productive, and therefore more profitable, workplace.
Illustrate the market's ability to grow wealth despite recessions and bear markets to help clients avoid panic decisions when the next "crisis of the day" makes headlines.
Longevity and education are increasing clients' expectations of financial professionals. Learn how to align your business model with this new frontier of advice.
For more than two decades, we’ve partnered with the MIT AgeLab to uncover lifestyle trends, who investors trust, and the future of retirement. Learn how to apply MIT AgeLab research and tools to your practice.
5 Things About Bill
Bill loves to travel. He’s visited 25 countries and counting. His favorite destination so far: Vietnam.
During his time as a child actor, he was featured in 12 commercials and one movie.
A former member of the U.S. National Rowing Team, Bill has two bronze medals from world championships in Lucerne, Switzerland and Seville, Spain.
He’s been named the “Best Uncle in the World”—with several signed certificates signed and notarized in crayon to prove it.
Bill is in the beginning stages of learning to play the piano.
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Hosting a virtual event with local professionals offers a flexible, cost-effective way to connect with prospects
Bill In the Media
Wealth Management, August 2019
Digital Advisor Today, July/August 2020
The Wall Street Journal, July 2020
U.S. News, October 2020
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