Thomas A. Muldowney
MSFS, ChFC®, CLU®, CFP®, CRC®, CMP®, AIF®
Chairman of the Board (COB) Principal, and Financial Advisor
Tom is the chairman of the board (COB), a principal, and a financial advisor for Savant. He has been involved in the banking, investment, insurance, and financial services industries since 1975. Tom has taught consumer education courses at Rock Valley and Sauk Valley Community Colleges. He has served as a contributing author for the “Elder Law Portfolio Series” published by the Law and Business Division of Wolters
and Kluwer through Aspen Publishers. Tom’s topics included: “Financial Planning for the Elderly” and “Postmortem Estate Planning.”
Tom earned a bachelor of arts degree from Rockford College and a Masters in Financial Services (MSFS) from the American College. He is a Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®), Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®), Certified Retirement Counselor® (CRC®), Certified Medical Planner™ (CMP®), Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®), and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional.
Tom is and has been an active member of many professional organizations, including the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), the Financial Planning Association (FPA), and the Society of Financial Service Professionals (FSP). From 2004-2008, Tom represented Savant on Medical Economics magazine’s list of “Top 150 Best Financial Advisers for Doctors.” He is a former member of the TD Ameritrade
Advisory Panel and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. The local, national, and industry media frequently seek out and quote him. Tom is currently chairman of the board for Rockford University.
A lifelong Catholic, Tom is a member of Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, and has been awarded the Order of St. Gregory by the Secretary of State of Vatican City through the aegis of His Excellency, Bishop Thomas G. Doran. In 2010, Tom was honored with the “Spirit of Caring” award by Crusader Community Health. In 2014 he was named one of 20 "People You Should Know" by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce. Tom serves as a mentor to Savant’s financial advisors.
Tom is married to Rosemary and has four adult children and six grandchildren. He enjoys bicycling, working on his farm, and creative writing, including writing poetry.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.