Employee Denise Whennen

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Chicago, IL 60602

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Denise C. Whennen


Managing Director

Denise Whennen is a business development officer for CIBC Private Wealth Management in Chicago, with more than 30 years of industry experience. In this role, Denise works not only to foster new relationships with high net worth clients, but also to strengthen associations with key intermediaries throughout Chicago and the Midwest.

Prior to joining the firm, she was a vice president and business development officer with RMB Capital Management. Previously, Denise was a vice president and financial advisor with Bernstein Wealth Management. She began her career with Procter & Gamble, where she honed her sales and leadership abilities.

Denise considers community involvement a given, and as such, she is currently a member of the Hadley Professional Advisory Committee and previously served as co-chair of this organization from 2013 - 2016. She served as a member and chair of the Mid-American Club Membership Committee from 2010 - 2014 and led the silent auction committees for the annual gala to support A Silver Lining Foundation in 2012. Denise also served as chapter leader for the KLTR group, one of the premiere trusted advisor networks, from 2011 - 2015. Previously, she served as a member and officer for the Women's Board of the Lincoln Park Zoo from 2007 - 2010.

Denise earned a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Tech. She holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.

Representing CIBC National Trust Company and CIBC Private Wealth Advisors, Inc.

The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the U.S.

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