Midland States Bank Wealth Management has an exceptionally skilled team of financial advisors with experience, compassion, and most importantly, integrity. For more than 90 years, we have been serving as 'financial quarterbacks' for clients who want to invest and preserve and protect their assets. Our team averages more than 20 years of experience, and our Client Relationship Managers over 17 years.
Our credentials and designations include:
- Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
- Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
- Certified Financial Planner (CFP)®
- Certified Trust & Financial Analyst (CTFA)
- Certified Securities Operational Professional (CSOP)
- Certified Fiduciary and Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
- Certified Retirement Services Professional (CRSP)
- Professional Plan Consultant (PPC)
- Juris Doctor (JD)
- Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
As an integrated group of skilled professionals, we are proud of our ability to provide exceptional and diverse programs and services to our clients.
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The ability to collaborate with proven partners in an environment of empowered local decision-making allows us the flexibility, responsiveness and personal attention that clients deserve. You will enjoy the confidence that comes from knowing your assets are being managed by accomplished professionals, skilled at creating sophisticated solutions.
Eric A. Chojnicki
JD, CFP®, ChFC®, President of Midland Wealth Management
John P. Culhane
CFA®, MS, MBA, Chief Investment Officer
Heath W. Sorenson
MBA, CFP®, CFIRS, CSOP, PPC, Director - Operations / Risk Mgmt of Midland Wealth Management
Danny L. Stevenson
CFA, Regional Market President
Patricia N. Fong
JD, CTFA, Senior Trust Officer
Connie J. Bontz
CTFA, Vice President and Trust Relationship Manager
Linda L. Perry
Vice President and Client Relationship Manager
CTFA, Trust Officer
MBA, CFP®, Trust Officer of Midland Wealth Management
M.A., CFP® Wealth Advisor
CFP, Senior Portfolio Manager
Keith J. Akre
CFA, Portfolio Manager
Retirement Plan Officer
MBA, CFP®, Wealth Advisor
Settlement Trust Group
CSSC, Vice President, Settlement Trust Group
Vice President, Settlement Trust Group
Financial Advisor Group
Eric A. Chojnicki
JD, CFP®, ChFC®, Branch Manager, RJFS, Registered Principal Professional
M.A., CFP®, Financial Advisor, RJFS
Financial Advisor, RJFS
MBA, CFP®, Branch Manager, RJFS, Registered Principal and Financial Advisor
Midland States Bank and Midland States Bank Wealth Management are independent of Raymond James and RJFS.
Raymond James financial advisors may only conduct business with residents of the states and/or jurisdictions for which they are properly registered. Therefore, a response to a request for information may be delayed. Please note that not all of the investments and services mentioned are available in every state. Investors outside of the United States are subject to securities and tax regulations within their applicable jurisdictions that are not addressed on this site. Contact your local Raymond James office for information and availability.
Securities are not deposits, not insured by FDIC or any other governmental agency, not guaranteed by Midland States Bank and are subject to risks, including the possible loss of principal.