Savant CEO Named Among People You Should Know

Brent Brodeski Selected Among Group of 20

October 21, 2011

Rockford, IL (October 21, 2011) – Savant Capital Management, a nationally recognized fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, is pleased to announce CEO, Principal and Financial Advisor Brent Brodeski has been named among the Rockford Chamber of Commerce’s “Twenty People You Should Know.”

The individuals selected are accomplished professionals who have mastered the pathway to success, yet still have the balance and commitment to effectively give back to their industry, colleagues and community. The recipients recognize the importance of achievement and mentoring others to achieve success.

“I am honored to be named to this select group of people, all of whom I have a great deal of respect,” said Brent Brodeski, CEO, Principal and Financial Advisor, Savant Capital Management. “I would not be where I am today without the leaders and mentors who helped guide me along the way. We strongly believe in the power of mentorship at Savant and try to inspire our advisors to learn, grow and take on new challenges.”

Brodeski has 23 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has previously taught investment and finance courses at Rock Valley College, Rockford College, and Northern Illinois University. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and economics and an MBA, with an emphasis in accounting, from Northern Illinois University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), Chartered Financial Analyst®(CFA®), and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst® (AIFA®).

Brodeski is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and serves on the boards of several community organizations and the Northern Illinois University Foundation. He received the Distinguished Finance Alumnus Award from Northern Illinois University in 2010. He represented Savant for the fifth year on Barron’s list of the “Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors” in the country. Brodeski has also been named by Chicago magazine as the #1 independent financial advisor for the Chicagoland area and as one of the nation’s top professional advisors by J.K. Lasser. In 2011, he was named the nation’s 10th “Most Experienced Independent Financial Advisor” by Bloomberg Businessweek.

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