Individual RIA Firm Leaders
| Chief Executive Officer of the Year
Bob serves as Chairman and CEO for Hightower Advisors where he is responsible for leading and overseeing the firm’s strategic vision, growth, operations and value-added services for advisors. Since joining Hightower as CEO in January 2019, he has steered the company toward a new, acquisition-based business model, re-organized and rebuilt the service organization, brought on new management talent and built value for shareholders. Bob understands that the advisory profession is, at its core, about helping people achieve their hopes and dreams. He has instilled within Hightower a positive, inclusive philosophy that promotes balance and well-being across the company through talent development, social programs, active listening and open lines of communication. Bob’s empathetic and collaborative leadership approach has transformed Hightower’s company culture from the inside out.