Chicago, Illinois

181 West Madison Street, 36th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

PHONE NUMBER: 312 368-7700
TOLL FREE: 800 505-1720

Kenneth J. Kozanda, CFP®
Managing Director

Ken Kozanda is a managing director and senior executive team lead for CIBC Private Wealth Management in Chicago. In addition, he is a member of the CIBC US Operating Committee and the CIBC Private Wealth Operating Committee, as well as a director of CIBC Private Wealth Advisors, Inc. and a director of CIBC Delaware Trust Company, where he serves as a member of its Audit Committee.

With more than 35 years of industry experience, Ken is responsible for certain Chicago relationship teams and also oversees the financial direction and administrative activities of CIBC Private Wealth in the US. Previously, Ken was a director on the board of Atlantic Trust Company N.A., Invesco National Trust Company and the Board of Managers, and also served as the chief operating and chief financial officer of Stein Roe Investment Counsel LLC. 

Prior to joining the firm in 1984, Ken was the director of financial analysis for GATX Corporation, where he was charged with the management of multiple financial disciplines. He began his career as a staff accountant with Arthur Andersen & Company.

Ken earned a Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, from Northern Illinois University. He also received a Master of Business Administration degree with distinction from DePaul University. Additionally, he holds the Certified Public Accountant and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certifications, as well as a certificate in financial planning from Northwestern University.

Ken has also been active in community affairs, serving on the local planning commission and as a Big Brother.

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.