John Hillman, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, MBA, CLTC

John Hillman, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, MBA, CLTC

Senior Advisor

John Hillman, MBA, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, CLTC, is a Co-Founder and Senior Advisor helping institutions, families, and individuals. John began his financial advisory career in 1985. His passion for this industry developed as he cultivated strong relationships with his clients and began to witness the difference he was making in their lives.

John received his B.A. from Amherst College, a Master of Theology degree from The Divinity School at the University of Chicago, and a Master of Business Administration degree from The Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. John is a Certified Financial Planner™, and FiNRA Series 65 Registered Investment Advisor

John serves on the board of The Chicago Youth Centers, and gives time and advice to his alma mater as a member of The Divinity School Council of the University of Chicago. In his downtime, John enjoys playing bridge, golf, reading, singing in the church choir and in the MastersingersUSA (a male chorus) in addition to listening to music.

In His Own Words:

“I’m a cancer survivor, so I’m in touch with why we call each moment we live ‘the present.’ My days start with the recognition, ‘Wow, another bonus day!’ and I see how far into the day I can maintain that attitude of gratitude.”

What is John's favorite money-saving tip?

The first distribution you make out of every source of income should be to your savings or investment plan.